The results of Kenya's close vote will be announced Saturday, election officials said, as presidential frontrunner Uhuru Kenyatta extended his lead in the final stretch of ballot counting, boosting his chances of avoiding a second round.
Kenya's Deputy Prime Minister and presidential candidate Uhuru Kenyatta arrives to cast his vote at the Mutomo primary school in Kiambu, north of Nairobi on March 4, 2013. Kenyatta extended his lead as the vote count in Kenya's election entered the final stretch Friday, boosting his chances of avoiding a second round in the closely-fought race.
"We want to do the last audit and we will do our final declaration tomorrow morning at around 11 o'clock (0800 GMT)," the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) said in a statement late on Friday.
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