Kenya to update on election in mid-afternoon

File: AFP
File: AFP

Nairobi - Kenya's election commission is urging the country to be patient and says it should have an update on the presidential election in mid-afternoon (1130 GMT).

Many Kenyans are hoping the results of the already disputed vote will be announced within hours.

Hundreds of police in anti-riot gear are patrolling the capital, Nairobi. Many businesses remain closed amid fears of violence.

Provisional results show President Uhuru Kenyatta with a strong lead, though opposition candidate Raila Odinga claims the vote was hacked.

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