Kenya election commission: Kenyatta victor of presidential ballot

Mahama commends Kenyans for peaceful election

Kenya election commission: Kenyatta victor of presidential ballot

He said the progressive tally on the website was not the final result and promised an audit of voting before a final announcement.

However, in 2013, the failure of key features of this new technology led Odinga and his supporters to claim that, once again, an election had been stolen.

Top NASA official James Orengo denounced the counting process as "an entire charade, this is a disaster".

The IEBC said earlier this week that a hacking attempt had been made but that its system was not compromised. They said an algorithm had been planted that gave Kenyatta an automatic 11% lead.

He said his re-election was a clear testimony of the trust the president has earned from the Kenyan people. "We didn't have an election". He added though, that the opposition doesn't plan on contesting the vote in court.

Uhuru Kenyatta has been declared the victor of the Tuesday (August 8) presidential election. Most of the country has remained calm.

"I don't control anybody". He doesn't say what measures, if any, the opposition might take.

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Although limited irregularities have been reported , there are no indications that the election was rigged . The various observer missions monitoring the elections in Kenya have called for peace in that country.

Uhuru's supporters erupted in chants of jubilation soon after the announcement of his re-election. More than 1,000 people were killed in a brutal bout of bloodshed that broke down largely along tribal lines.

Kenya's opposition coalition is claiming to have won the elections even though provisional results from the electoral commision reflects otherwise.

"I therefore declare Hon".

"We are not going to be party to it". But we have had concerns raised and we can't ignore those concerns.

He said that if losers "graciously" accepted election defeat, they would end up being winners.

At least three people have died in the violence. "Now I'm anxious. At first we thought it was fair, but it has been revealed that some shoddy things have happened".

"You do not just hold an election for the sake of it. All we need is credible elections".

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"When there's some doctoring, I must be anxious". He urged Kenyans to reject the results.

The Chairperson has also expressed deep concern over the immediate post-election day developments including the rejection of the results by some political actors and the outbreak of violence in some counties which have reportedly claimed some lives.

Shortly before the results came out police officers fired tear gas and rubber bullets to disperse protesters.

Kenyans on Tuesday voted in large numbers an election that pits President Uhuru Kenyatta against challenger Raila Odinga in this East African economic hub known for its relative, long-term stability as well as the ethnic allegiances that shadow its democracy. Results could be announced within hours, though the election commission has until Tuesday to do it.

Chebukati said that he was "confident" that the manner he election was conducted was "fair and credible". So everybody should accept the outcome and let Kenya continue.

As a longstanding friend of Kenya, the United States applauds the millions of Kenyans who on August 8 peacefully exercised their fundamental democratic right to choose their leaders.

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