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Opposition likely to protest over Kenyan election results, causing superficial property damage and disruption to Nairobi-Mombasa road

11 August 2017


Kenya's Independent Election and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) will on 11 August announce finalised presidential election results.

Preliminary results indicate President Uhuru Kenyatta of the ruling Jubilee party has defeated opposition National Super Alliance (NASA) candidate Raila Odinga by a 9.4 percentage point margin. Odinga alleged on 10 August that the Kenya Integrated Election Management System (KIEMS), which is responsible for the electronic transmission of results, was "hacked" to the advantage of Jubilee. The IEBC claimed it was subject to an unsuccessful hacking attempt.

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