#460 — Kenya Election IX — The Aftermath — August 29, 2017

The results of the presidential election were announced on Friday evening, August 11, with Uhuru Kenyatta receiving 8,009,175 votes or 54.3% to Raila Odinga’s 6,608,405 votes or 44.8%. Raila then announced a general strike for Monday, August 14, to protest the election. He claimed without substantiation that he had won by over a million votes. Fortunately the strike threat was READ MORE