> Fury spilling onto the streets of Kenya's capital, Nairobi, on Wednesday. These protesters chanting, Uhuru must go, that's incumbent president Uhuru Kenyatta. He's facing allegations of massive fraud in the country's presidential election, from opposition leader Raila Odinga. Reuters' East Africa correspondent Duncan Miriri is in one of the now largely silent areas of Nairobi.
>> Now the streets of this city are still pretty much deserted a day after the elections. As most residents opted to stay at home and wait for the official results, which are still being tallied by the electoral commission. Now the preliminary results show incumbent president Uhuru Kenyatta in the lead.
Odinga says that his coalition has evidence that the electoral commissions information technology system, used to manage the electoral process from voting through to the transmission of results, was compromised by an unknown hacker. The commission has termed those claims as mere allegations. But it has promised to do a thorough audit once the results are released.
>> The country went to the polls on Tuesday, voting in a presidential race pollsters said was neck and neck. But early results quickly gave Kenyatta a commanding lead. With more than 80% of results reported, he was ahead by a margin of nearly 1.4 million ballots. Odinga doesn't agree with those numbers, saying his own tally puts him well in front.
Speaking at a news conference he told his supporters to remain calm, but added, quote, I don't control the people. Shortly afterwards, police were called to disperse Odinga supporters from the streets of Kisumu, the western city a stronghold of the opposition leader. A decade ago, Odinga cried foul in an election marred by major irregularities.
And around 1,200 people were killed in a campaign of ethnic violence that followed. Kenyan officials are working to calm tensions, warning they will act against online agitators. And telling people to go about their business as normal while the votes are counted.