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10 Agosto 2017, 08:00 | Fidele Alvizo
IEBC workers stand in front of ballot boxes and election material in Baragoy
Voting has passed off largely peacefully and the electoral commission has urged people to wait calmly for all the results.
Early on Wednesday, the election commission website put Kenyatta ahead by 55.1 per cent of votes counted to 44 per cent for Odinga - a margin of almost 1.4 million ballots with more than 80 per cent of polling stationsreported. "During this critical phase, we urge all Kenyans to exercise restraint as we await official results from the polling stations and indeed as they start trickling in", the commission said.
Odinga, 72, who's running for president for the fourth time, served as prime minister between 2008 and 2013.
"The preliminary reports show that hacking was attempted but did not succeed", Wafula Chebukati told journalists, without elaborating.
Despite allegations of vote-tampering, that last occasion was a largely peaceful affair, unlike the vote a decade ago which descended into ethnic violence across the country, killing over a thousand people. Opposition leaders blamed Jubilee but police are still investigating.
Nasa presidential candidate Raila Odinga has sensationally claimed of an invasion on the database of the electoral commission on Tuesday. "We recognize the tallying of results at all levels is a critical part of the process", the groups said.
"They loaded an algorithm which is a formula to create a percentage gap of 11 percent between our numbers", Odinga continued, referencing the gap between himself and president Kenyatta at the time.
"You can only cheat the people for so long", Mr. Odinga added.
On Wednesday, violence flared in several cities, with angry protesters setting tires ablaze and blocking roads in the Mathare slums of the capital, Nairobi. "It is very painful to watch".
Odinga's comments carry ominous echoes of 2007 when he cried foul in an election marred by major irregularities. Nevertheless the normally traffic-choked streets of Nairobi remained deserted as the country held its breath over the results.
According to wittnesses speaking to the Associated Press, some protests began to break out in opposition-led areas within minutes of Odinga finishing his televised speech in which he accused hackers of infiltrating the vote system.
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