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President Kenyatta wins election for second term, pledges to serve all Kenyans equally

President Uhuru Kenyatta was declared winner in the 2017 presidential election with 8, 203, 290 votes translating to 54.2 percent of the total votes cast.

The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission Chairman Wafula Chebukati declared the President the winner at 10.17 p.m. Friday after the commission completed the tabulation of the votes relayed by Returning Officers in all Constituencies after 15,073, 662 Kenyans cast their ballots on August 8th. 

Mr Chebukati also announced that President Kenyatta garnered…

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Press statement from the IGAD Election Observer Mission

"Based on what it has been able to observe, the IGAD EOM preliminary conclusion is that the general elections were conducted in a peaceful, orderly, and transparent manner and in accordance with the Constitution and the laws of the Republic of Kenya. IGAD calls on all political parties and candidates to respect the will of the people of Kenya and to refrain from any act that might be of disruptive nature to the peace and…

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President Kenyatta confident of election victory after voting

President Uhuru Kenyatta cast his vote at Mutomo Primary School in his birthplace of Gatundu, Kiambu County shortly after 11.30 am today, and voiced his confidence that Kenyans would hand him a new 5-year mandate to finish the job.

The President came to the polling station accompanied by his family including First Lady Margaret Kenyatta and his mother, former First Lady Margaret Kenyatta, and two of his three children.

A media scram of dozens of cameras, both…

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