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At least 24 reportedly killed in Kenya post-election violence - Washington Post

NAIROBI — One day after President Uhuru Kenyatta was reelected in a fiercely contested and divisive vote, violence erupted across parts of Kenya in clashes between protesters and security forces. At least 24 people, including a 6-year-old child, have ...and more »

24 killed in Kenyan election violence, many after police open fire on opposition protesters, rights group says - Los Angeles Times

At least 24 people have been shot by police in violence during Kenya's disputed election, including many killed in protests in opposition strongholds after President Uhuru Kenyatta's victory late Friday, according to Kenyan human rights observers. The ...and more »

Incumbent President Uhuru Kenyatta declared winner of Kenyan presidential race - Washington Post

NAIROBI — Kenya's electoral commission announced Friday that President Uhuru Kenyatta has been elected to a second term, putting an official end to a fierce electoral contest that many fear could still be clouded by a dispute over the results ...and more »

Trump's Big-Data Gurus Worked On The Kenyan Election, Amid Concerns Over Fake News And Hacking Allegations - Fast Company

As supporters of incumbent president Uhuru Kenyatta proclaimed victory in Kenya's election on Tuesday, opposition leader Raila Odinga called the results “a complete fraud,” claiming the voting system had been hacked to manipulate the outcome. To enter ...and more »

Protests Rage On in Kenya After President Is Re-Elected - New York Times

KISUMU, Kenya — The sun had barely risen, but protesters were already bracing for another wave of confrontations with the police in the city of Kisumu on Saturday after an election disputed by supporters of Kenya's opposition party. As the smell of ...and more »

Kenya's president has been re-elected with more than 54% of the vote - Quartz

Kenya's president, Uhuru Kenyatta, has been re-elected for a second time, beating his rival and veteran opposition leader Raila Odinga. The final tally put the incumbent president in the lead with over 54.2% of the vote compared to Odinga's 44.7%—a ...and more »

Kenyatta Wins Big in Kenya–But US-Style Election Skullduggery Taints the Results - Daily Beast

LAMU, Kenya–Kenya's election has come off without major disturbances, and on Friday evening Nairobi time, the nation's Independent Electoral Board and Boundaries Commission declared a winner in the country's presidential race. Uhuru Kenyatta, the ...and more »

President Uhuru Kenyatta Is Declared Victor of Kenyan Election - New York Times

NAIROBI, Kenya — President Uhuru Kenyatta on Friday was officially declared the winner of a bitterly disputed election in Kenya, but his opponent, Raila Odinga, refused to concede defeat, criticizing the vote as a charade and edging the country closer ...and more »

Kenyans Still Believe In The Value Of Democracy. That's More Powerful Than Election Results. - HuffPost

MOMBASA, Kenya ― The morning of Aug. 8 should have been an incredibly exciting day for me. I was a young Kenyan voting for the first time in the general elections. It was exhilarating, don't get me wrong. But it was also a very trying experience. So ...and more »

Kenya is denying setting “death squads” loose on election protesters - Quartz

Kenya's government has denied the use of live bullets and killing of protesters as demonstrations rocked opposition strongholds in the capital Nairobi and in Kisumu county in western Kenya. Opposition candidate Raila Odinga said that government ...and more »