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Vol 58 No 17

Published 25th August 2017


Hacks against facts

As President Kenyatta heads for victory, the opposition claims skulduggery in the country’s high-tech election

After preliminary results had given President Uhuru Kenyatta 54.2% of votes, 1.4 million more than challenger Raila Odinga on 44.9%, in the 8 August presidential election, final results were due to be announced today (11 August) amid opposition claims of massive fraud. Tensions are rising in opposition-supporting areas of western Kenya, in poor parts of Nairobi such as Kibera, as well as in Odinga's stronghold of Kisumu.

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