Kenya in turmoil over incomplete polls

Published on 29 Oct 2017 2:35:23 AM

Kenyans who boycotted a repeat presidential election on Thursday have voiced relief after authorities indefinitely delayed further attempts to hold the vote in some opposition areas due to the risk of violence. But while the election board's decision stemmed the prospect of more clashes, it also raised a new question: can President Uhuru Kenyatta be declared winner of a vote in which ballots were not cast in more than 20 of 290 constituencies?