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Transient scuffles sluggish tallying in Kenya’s shut election

Scuffles break out between political party agents and police, including presidential candidate Raila Odinga's chief agent Saitabao Ole Kanchory, center left in grey and red jacket, at the electoral commission's national tallying center in Nairobi, Ke

NAIROBI, Kenya — Kenya’s peaceable presidential election noticed a short disruption late Saturday when riot police responded to scuffles on the nationwide tallying heart amid tensions over the shut outcomes. An agent for longtime opposition chief and candidate Raila Odinga introduced from the lectern that the tallying heart was the “scene of a criminal offense”…

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Kenya media council: ‘Nobody’ requested to cease election tallies

Electoral Commission (IEBC) Chairman, Wafula Chebukati, right, chats with IEBC commissioners, at the National Tallying Centre in Bomas of Kenya, Nairobi, Kenya, Friday, Aug. 12, 2022. Kenyans are waiting for the results of a close presidential electi

NAIROBI, Kenya — The pinnacle of Kenya’s government-created media council says native media shops have not been requested to cease their counting of presidential election outcomes after observers seen a dramatic slowdown in reporting on the shut contest. Media Council of Kenya CEO David Omwoyo instructed The Related Press on Friday that “nobody has requested…

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Kenyans ready for outcomes of shut presidential election

An election official holds up ballots for other officials and party agents to see, as they start to count votes at a polling station in Olepolos Primary School, in Kajiado County, Kenya Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2022. Polls opened Tuesday in Kenya's unusual p

NAIROBI, Kenya — Kenyans are ready for the outcomes of a shut however calm presidential election by which the turnout was decrease than standard. Tuesday’s election was probably the ultimate strive by longtime opposition chief Raila Odinga, who on his fifth try was backed by former rival and outgoing President Uhuru Kenyatta. The opposite prime…

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Polls open in Kenyan presidential election stated to be tight

Policemen line up as they prepare to provide security for polling stations in Eldoret, western Kenya Monday, Aug. 8, 2022. Kenya is voting Tuesday in an election that will bring East Africa's economic hub a new president. (AP Photo/Brian Inganga)

NAIROBI, Kenya — Polls opened Tuesday in Kenya’s uncommon presidential election, the place a longtime opposition chief who’s backed by the outgoing president faces the deputy president who kinds himself because the outsider. The election is taken into account shut, and East Africa’s financial hub may see a presidential runoff for the primary time. The…

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Polls open in Kenyan presidential election mentioned to be tight

Policemen line up as they prepare to provide security for polling stations in Eldoret, western Kenya Monday, Aug. 8, 2022. Kenya is voting Tuesday in an election that will bring East Africa's economic hub a new president. (AP Photo/Brian Inganga)

NAIROBI, Kenya — Polls opened Tuesday in Kenya’s uncommon presidential election, the place a longtime opposition chief who’s backed by the outgoing president faces the deputy president who types himself because the outsider. The election is taken into account shut, and East Africa’s financial hub might see a presidential runoff for the primary time. Tons…

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EXPLAINER: Why Kenya’s presidential election is essential

A policeman guards electoral ballot boxes stored at a tallying center in Nairobi, Kenya, Friday, Aug. 5, 2022. Kenya is due to hold its general election on Tuesday, Aug. 9 as East Africa's economic hub chooses a successor to President Uhuru Kenyatta.

NAIROBI, Kenya — Kenyans vote Tuesday to decide on a successor to President Uhuru Kenyatta. The race is shut and will go to a runoff for the primary time. One prime candidate is Raila Odinga, an opposition chief in his fifth run for the presidency who’s being supported by former rival Kenyatta. The opposite is…

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