In Summary

  • There was a heavy police presence in Migori town and its environs on Friday afternoon ahead of the announcement.

  • In Nairobi’s Buruburu and Kiambiu estates, police lobbed teargas to disperse two rival groups—one celebrating Mr Kenyatta and the other protesting the victory.

Protests greeted IEBC declaration of Uhuru Kenyatta as the winner of August 8 General Election in some parts of the country.

Youths took to the streets of Siaya, Kisumu, parts of Nairobi and Migori to react to the announcement on Friday evening.

BATTLES

In Migori, youths engaged police in running battles in Shauri Yako slums, Sofia and Makongeni estates.

Police also dispersed protesters who had blocked Uriri-Kisii road in the border county.

There was a heavy police presence in Migori town and its environs on Friday afternoon ahead of the announcement.

In Nairobi’s Buruburu and Kiambiu estates, police lobbed teargas to disperse two rival groups— one celebrating Mr Kenyatta win and the other protesting the victory.

There were reports of shouting and screaming in Kibera slums in the city county but it was not immediately clear if they were linked to celebrations or clashes.

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