August 8, 2017, more commonly known by Kenyans as "nane, nane" was the day Kenyans stood in queues, some as early as 10:00 PM on Monday evening waiting for the polling stations to be opened on Tuesday morning at 6:00 AM.

This was Kenya's second elections under the new constitution which came into place in 2010. It was also the second elections where we used biometric voter registration and identification in polling stations.

There was also a provision offered where you could send your i.d number and be charged up to Ksh. 7 per text (0.05 pounds) and be told which line to take at the polling station, with the IEBC reporting that there will be a maximum of 700 people registered in each polling station depending on your name.

This made voting faster and also ensured that the Kenyan people are well on their way to conducting free and credible elections this time and in years to come.

Presidential candidate Raila Odinga holds press briefing stating elections results are a sham

Raila Odinga, flanked by his deputies Kalonzo Musyoka, Musalia Mudavadi, Moses Wetangula and also with them James Orengo their lawyer, today had a press briefing at the ABC Place in Westlands.

In the press briefing, he declares that the whole elections were a sham, even going so far as to say that President Uhuru has on two occasions told the masses that he did not need their vote to become president. The opposition leader and presidential candidate said that Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission - IEBC servers were hacked and tampered with so as to ensure that there is always an 11% difference between Uhuru and Raila.

He claims that according to his independent observers he has 8.7 million votes compared to 7.4 million for Uhuru Kenyatta. He has not called for mass action yet and urges Kenyans to remain calm as he has presented his evidence to the IEBC and is waiting for a reply from them. The IEBC is expected to release a press briefing later today as they have also not provided the required forms that will allow required parties to confirm the results streaming in.

The IEBC did say that they will only announce their results after all the votes are in.

Minister for Internal Security urges Kenyans to remain calm

Dr Fred Matiangi the Minister for internal security has today in a press briefing urged Kenyans to remain calm and keep the peace

He stated that currently across the country there is peace and urged Kenyans to watch what they post on social media, I would imagine he wants Kenyans to be careful not to incite people to violence but to promote peace and not propaganda of violence breaking out in certain locations.

Results which have streamed in

There are definite winners which although have not been officially announced the gap is considerable.

One of the winners is Mike Mbuvi Sonko who is Nairobi's new Governor, in Kiambu Ferdinand Waititu is their new Governor, former musician Jaguar is the M.P for Starehe, Ali Hassan Joho is still the Governor of Mombassa.