Political unrest in Kenya as opposition challenges election result, in pictures

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Kenya Election Returns Were Hacked, Opposition Leader

- dailyreadlist.com
11 Aug 2017
New York TimesKenya Election Returns Were Hacked, Opposition Leader SaysNew York TimesKISUMU, Kenya -- The Kenyan opposition leader, Raila Odinga, threw early results of the country's presidential election into doubt on Wednesday, claiming that the electoral commission's servers had been hacked to award the incumbent, Uhuru Kenyatta, ...Kenya election count puts president ...

Kenya Election 2017 Raila Odinga Says Election Systems Hacked

11 Aug 2017
-- Kenya opposition presidential candidate Raila Odinga has said the electoral commission s IT system has been hacked to manipulate the election results. He rejected early results from Tuesday s vote indicating a strong lead for President Uhuru Kenyatta. The electoral commission has not yet responded to Mr Odinga s accusation but politicians have called for calm. Many fear ...
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Crisis Grips Kenya as Opposition Claims Presidential Victory

- bloomberg.com
11 Aug 2017
Kenya's Opposition, the National Super Alliance, demanded that their candidate for President, Raila Odinga, be declared winner after claiming to have obtained data showing that he received more votes in Tuesday's election than incumbent President Uhuru Kenyatta. Senior Alliance figure Musalia Mudavadi spoke to reporters in Nairobi on Thursday. (Excerpt. Source: APTN) ...

Keeping the peace International Politics and Society

11 Aug 2017
This Tuesday saw Kenyans queue for hours to cast their ballots in what was predicted to be an extremely tight presidential election. With most of the votes now counted, the incumbent president Uhuru Kenyatta appears to have a strong lead, polling at around 55 percent, compared to 44 percent for his rival, Raila Odinga. Odinga, leader of the National Super Alliance (NASA), ...
- ips-journal.eu

Opposition declares win in unofficial vote tally as Kenya election dispute intensifies

- japantimes.co.jp
11 Aug 2017
NAIROBI - A dispute over Kenya's presidential election intensified Thursday when supporters of opposition leader Raila Odinga said an unofficial tally showed that he won -- a claim that conflicted with a provisional official result that put incumbent Uhuru Kenyatta in the lead.

Raila Odinga says election systems hacked

11 Aug 2017
Mr Odinga, 72, has run for president three times and lost each time. President Kenyatta, the 55-year-old son of Kenya's founding president, narrowly beat him in the last election in 2013, but their rivalry is generations old - their fathers were political opponents in the 1960s.
- bbc.com

Opposition Claims Kenya's Election Was Hacked, Fueling Fears of Unrest

- foreignpolicy.com
11 Aug 2017
NAIROBI -- Kenyan opposition leader Raila Odinga on Wednesday rejected preliminary election results that showed him losing to incumbent President Uhuru Kenyatta by a significant margin, alleging that hackers had gained access to the electoral commission's database and planted "errors."

Kenya opposition demands Odinga be 'declared president

11 Aug 2017
Peoples Digest Online- Kenya's main opposition coalition demanded on Thursday that its candidate Raila Odinga be declared president, claiming it had evidence he had won an election that has already led to angry protests over fraud claims. The latest allegations by the National Super Alliance (NASA) are likely to further ratchet up tensions a day before official results are ...
- peoplesdigestonline.com

Deadly Protests Erupt in Kenya After Claims of Rigged Election

- globalcitizen.org
11 Aug 2017
Kenya has a bloody history of election unrest. In 2007, more than 1,300 people were killed and 600,000 displaced following an uprising disputing that year's election results. In 2013, voting machines throughout the country malfunctioned, inviting accusations of fraud.

Electoral commission dismisses opposition victory claim DW

11 Aug 2017
Those clashes have sent jitters through the country, with many fearing a repeat of the election-related violence that erupted after the election in late December 2007. That year, following a poll that was reportedly full of irregularities, Odinga's loss sparked deadly ethnopolitical violence, leaving some 1,100 people dead and 600,000 displaced.
- dw.com

John Kerry warns Kenya opposition against violence

- today.ng
11 Aug 2017
Official results from Tuesday's presidential election show incumbent Uhuru Kenyatta taking about 54% of the vote, around 11 percentage points ahead of Mr Odinga, who on Wednesday alleged the elections were a "fraud" as a result of the hacking of the electoral board's computers.

Kenyan election tensions rise as opposition leader Raila Odinga claims fraud

11 Aug 2017
Raila Odinga, leader of the National Super Alliance, an opposition umbrella group, appeared unwilling to accept defeat, saying his party had received information from "confidential sources" within the electoral commission with data showing Odinga had won by about 300,000 votes.
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But Will Raila Odinga Concede

- npr.org
11 Aug 2017
Kenya Election Results: President Uhuru Kenyatta Wins -- But Will Raila Odinga Concede? : The Two-Way The final results announced Friday gave Uhuru Kenyatta a clear win. Yet for days, challenger Raila Odinga has protested what he calls fraud, despite the election's blessing by international observers.

Kenya opposition claims election hacking

11 Aug 2017
But in a televised news conference on Wednesday morning, Odinga, a 72-year-old former political prisoner, flatly rejected the preliminary results as "fictitious" and "fake" while arguing that the election authority's systems had been "hacked" to manipulate the results in his rival's favor.
- f3nws.com
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