Kenya's Odinga to announce strategy on 'stolen' poll Tuesday


President Uhuru Kenyatta was on Friday night declared the victor of the August 08, 2017 election by the Electoral Commission Chairman, Chebukati with a 54.27% of the vote beating his closest rival, Raila Odinga who scored 44.74%.

Earlier, opposition leader and Presidential candidate Raila Odinga claimed massive fraud during Tuesday's Presidential polls. Wait for the next course of action which I will announce the day after tomorrow.

During a speech to about 4,000 supporters, Odinga said his followers should strike on Monday. Kenya's election commission said its process was fair, and global observers praised its handling of the election.

Raila Odinga and NASA coalition have however disputed the results terming the electoral process as charade.

But Odinga's NASA coalition says the election commission's systems were hacked.

The body of a nine-year-old boy whose family said he had been shot in the back while watching the protests from a fourth-floor balcony in Mathare, a slum in the capital, was seen also.

Kenyans resumed normal activities on Saturday after several weeks of election tension across the country.

Police on Sunday denied allegations officers killed 24 people in post-election violence as alleged by the Kenya National Commission on Human Rights. The country is the world's largest exporter of black tea and a regional hub for companies including Google and General Electric.

Kenya's presidential spokesman Manoah Esipisu disputes these claims.

Police has been using excessive force in and around Kisumu, a stronghold of defeated opposition leader Odinga, by cutting off electricity, sprayed live bullets into crowds, fired tear gas and blasted them with water cannons.

Gunshots and screams of protests rent the air in the Western Kenyan city of Kisumu and in Nairobi's residential estates where residents took to the streets to express their anger.

Protests in the Kawangware slum in Nairobi have left burning tyres, debris and looted shops following running battles between opposition supporters and police. "They are criminals. And you expect the police to deal with criminals how criminals should be dealt with", said Matiangi. "We call on the global community and other stakeholders to intervene to stop the situation from deteriorating further and to stem further injuries and loss of lives".

The official figures released by the Kenya's electoral commission indicated that Kenyatta secured 54.27 per cent to defeat Odinga who scored 44.74 per cent of the ballots cast.