Kenyans glued to phone updates in Odinga’s base

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It is calm and quiet in Kenya’s western city of Kisumu, the political base of presidential frontrunner Raila Odinga.

Residents are keenly following the results from their phones and radios.

Business is slowly coming back to normal – most were closed on Tuesday for election day.

Shops and restaurants are now open, and motorcycle taxis – known as boda bodas – are back on the road.

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A few hawkers are selling whistles and vuvuzelas in anticipation of what they hope will be Mr Odinga’s victory.

Vuvuzelas for sale in Kisumu,Kenya

They say they will blow their voices away if and when the electoral commission announces him as the winner.

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