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Slow tallies in close Kenya election raise fears of meddling

The head of Kenya's government-created media council says local media outlets haven't been asked to stop their counting of presidential election results after observers noticed a dramatic slowdown in reporting on the close contest and expressed concerns about censorship or meddling.

Riot police officers argue with supporters of various political parties as they attempt to force their way into one of the tallying centres in Mombasa, Kenya, on Aug. 11, 2022. (Gideon Maundu / AP)

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