LIVE BLOG: Elections Underway In Different Parts Of The Country

A man casts his vote in Kibera. / REUTERS

The hotly contested August 8 election is upon us and the exercise kicked off at 6am in most parts of the country.

The young and old all came out in large numbers to exercise their democratic right.


In some parts, the KIEMS kits failed but calm has prevailed with only a few cases of disruptions.

There was commotion in Starehe where police threw teargas and a woman injured. Calm has been restored.

Long queues at a Kibera polling station. / COURTESY

The President, Uhuru Kenyatta cast his ballot and thereafter asked his opponents to accept the will of the people should he win and vice versa.

Read: NASA Agents In Pipeline Denied Entry Into Polling Station

His opponent, NASA’s Raila Odinga has also cast his ballot in Kibra accompanied by his family.


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