Saturday, December 29, 2007


Mitaani Nairobi na miji kadhaa vurugu tupu!
The delay in the tallying of results has caused panic in parts of the ountry, with demonstrations reported in Kisumu, Homabay, Migori and Kakamega, while in Nairobi some motorists avoided the central businessdistrict.
Protestors in the towns demanded release of the election results. Some looters took advantage of the situation to raid shops. They lit bonfires along streets and barricaded major roads.

Tume ya Uchaguzi inasemaje?
Electoral Commission of Kenya (ECK) chairman Samuel Kivuitu has said the release of final results of the General Election would be delayed to avoid chaos.
But separately, ODM demanded the winner of the Thursday elections be declared immediately. The party’s presidential candidate, Mr Raila Odinga, warned the delay was causing anxiety among Kenyans.
ODM na PNU wote walijitangazia ushindi
The outcome of the hotly contested polls appeared headed for a deadlock as the opposition leaders and government ministers both claimed victory.
The Orange Democratic Movement declared its Presidential candidate, Mr Raila Odinga, the winner, and asked President Kibaki to concede defeat and prepare to hand over power.
According to the results released by the ODM National Voter Monitoring and Tallying System, Raila had won the election garnering 4,215,437 trouncing President Kibaki who came second with 3,748,261. ODM-Kenya’s Kalonzo Musyoka came a distant third with 630,849.The Party of Natinal Unity leaders said Kibaki garnered 4,533,181 votes against ODM candidate Mr Raila Odinga’s 4,206,062 votes.

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