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How the international media is covering the Kenyan elections

The foreign media has been apprehensive in its reporting given the uncertainty that comes with the high-stakes polls.

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The Kenyan elections have always attracted global attention with international observers and media converging in the country to cover the polls.

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Much focus has been on the foreign media though, who always perceive the exercise to be a recipe for election violence.

This year’s elections have been termed as the most tightly-contested between Jubilee Presidential Candidate Uhuru Kenyatta and his main rival National Super Alliance’s Raila Odinga.

However, as of Wednesday afternoon, provisional results from the electoral body gave President Kenyatta a cutting edge over his opponent as he led by 54 per cent of the votes tallied against Raila's 44 per cent from 38769 out of 40883 polling stations.

Here is a look at how international media outlets have covered the polls:

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