Kenyans started lining up to vote before dawn. This year's presidential contest between President Uhuru Kenyatta and opposition leader Raila Odinga is expected to get down to the wire, and official results may take several days to tally.
Three Kenyan commissioners have resigned, citing "arbitrary decision making" by the electoral body's leadership. The electoral commission has been plagued by issues since a botched presidential election in 2017.
It's unclear what the new deal between opposition leader Raila Odinga and President Uhuru Kenyatta means for the country after months of political turmoil.
The resignation of several Kenyan columnists, citing concerns over increased media regulation and a 'worrying pattern' of government influence, has put the issue of press freedom back in the spotlight.
Kenya's government has said the fake inauguration of opposition leader Raila Odinga was an "attempt to overthrow" the government. TV stations have been closed amid an investigation into the "swearing-in" ceremony.
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