Post-election protests have rocked opposition strongholds since President Uhuru Kenyatta was declared the winner earlier this week. On Sunday the opposition held a rally for supporters, maintaining the vote was rigged.
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.
Cambridge Analytica, a British data analysis firm that is under fire for mining data from millions of Facebook users, also ran Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta's re-election campaign in 2017, Britain's Channel 4 reports.
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.
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