UPDATE: Anger erupts in Odinga bastions after Kenya poll result

An election official from the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) holds a presidential candidates ballot marked for President Uhuru Kenyatta after the close of the polling station during the presidential election in Nairobi, Kenya. Photo: Reuters

NAIROBI – Angry protests erupted Friday night in strongholds of Kenya's opposition leader Raila Odinga, after it was announced he had lost a presidential election he claims was massively rigged.

 

Uhuru Kenyata has won the Kenyan Presidential elections by garnering 54.2% of the vote, with 8 196 313 votes.

WATCH: Final results in disputed Kenyan election

AFP correspondents reported businesses being attacked and set on fire in the Nairobi slum of Kibera, while in western Kisumu gunshots rang out in the air after the result was announced.

AFP

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