Murder, Fake News, And Hacking Concerns Cloud Disputed Kenyan Election


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The data firm hired by Trump’s campaign helped Kenyatta win a political fight marked by floods of fake news. After the results were declared, police met some protesters with tear gas and bullets.

Kenyan protesters took to the streets after a tense Friday election resulted in a disputed victory for incumbent President Uhuru Kenyatta. The opposition party blasted the vote as a “charade,” claiming results had been manipulated by a hacker using the credentials of a recently murdered election official.

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