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Kenya election: opposition demand access to electoral commission IT system

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By Euronews
Kenya election: opposition demand access to electoral commission IT system

<p>The opposition in Kenya have demanded access to electoral commission servers in a bid to resolve the country’s fiercely contested presidential poll. </p> <p>Provisional results show incumbent Uhuru Kenyatta has a clear lead over his rival Raila Odinga, who says the electoral commission’s IT system was hacked. </p> <p>While International observers have described the election as free and fair, the opposition coalition has now said it will accept Tuesday’s vote based on figures found in the commission’s servers. </p> <p>The row over the presidential result has raised fears of a repeat of the violence which erupted after Kenya’s disputed election 10 years ago. </p> <p>That saw around 1,200 people killed and hundreds of thousands displaced.</p>