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Kenya election final results expected Friday

JOHANNESBURG, August 11 – Final results of Kenya’s hotly contested election between incumbent President Uhuru Kenyatta and opposition leader Raila Odinga are expected to be announced Friday. Odinga, the 72-year-old who leads the National Super Alliance (NASA) has already placed a spanner in the works with his claims hackers have altered the results to give […]

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AU says Kenya election was peaceful

JOHANNESBURG, August 10  – The African Union (AU) election observer mission on Thursday said was “pleased” with the Kenya elections, which were “peaceful” and met the standards set by that country and the AU. Nearly 20 million Kenyans registered to vote in the hotly contested presidential and parliamentary elections. Former South president, Thabo Mbeki, who […]

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Tension rises as Kenya opposition leader Odinga rejects election count

JOHANNESBURG, August – About 90 percent of the votes have been counted in kenya’s tightly contested election between incumbent President Uhuru Kenyatta and opposition leader Raila Odinga, but tensions rose on Wednesday amid disputes over the counting. The 72-year-old Odinga, who leads the National Super Alliance (NASA) has disputed results showing that his younger rival Kenyatta, 55, […]