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Protest death toll in west Kenya rises to 7: police

Nairobi, Kenya | AFP | Seven people have been killed in Kenya’s flashpoint west since protests erupted after the announcement of disputed poll results, police sources said Sunday, taking the total number killed across the country to 16. “We have three bodies that were taken to the main mortuary in …

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Three killed in protests against disputed Kenya vote

Nairobi, Kenya | AFP |  Three people, including a child, have been shot dead in Kenya in opposition protests which raged overnight into Saturday after the hotly disputed election victory of President Uhuru Kenyatta. Demonstrations and running battles with police broke out in Nairobi slums after anger in opposition strongholds …

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IEBC: Hacking was attempted but did not succeed

  IEBC refutes hacking allegations as Kenya opposition demands Odinga be ‘declared president’ Nairobi, Kenya | AFP | Kenya’s Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) has dismissed allegations that its servers were hacked, and insist they will only announce final results once all the forms from constituencies had arrived at the …

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AFP: Kenya police in running battles in opposition stronghold

Kisumu, Kenya | AFP | Riot police engaged in running battles Wednesday with protesters in the opposition stronghold of Kisumu in western Kenya, as presidential aspirant Raila Odinga claimed massive poll fraud, an AFP reporter witnessed. Police fired tear gas as several hundred protesters in the neighbourhood of Kondele — an …

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