Uchaguzi 2017: October 26th Elections Report

After the Supreme Court of Kenya ruled to nullify the re-election of Uhuru Kenyatta and a repeat election was called for, we had to immediately begin preparing to launch a second phase of Uchaguzi. The first round of Uchaguzi had enabled us to learn and understand better how the platform should work, which meant that the Ushahidi development team was able to make improvement to the platform such as implementing a data management view that made it easier for digital response teams to process incoming information.

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The Storm before the Calm: Uchaguzi report

The announcement of Uhuru Kenyatta as the President elect on the 11th of August 2017 resulted in heavy contention over the results by Nasa candidates and their millions of supporters across Kenya. We received a total of 83 reports on security issues around the country between the 11th and the 15th of August.

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Uchaguzi Wednesday Report

Uchaguzi has now received over 7000 reports from a healthy mix of sources, with roughly 63% coming in via SMS, 4% from Twitter, and  24% from other web sources such as newspaper articles. 

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