“Diaspora Update!!!” reads a message circulating on Facebook since 9 August 2022. “Voting has ended at Kenya High Commission in Sydney, Australia. All 223 Kenyans had voted, (100% Turnout) and the polling officials had no otherwise but to count the votes.”
It then gives the supposed results of the Australian votes for president in Kenya’s 9 August general elections. Some versions show an overwhelming majority for deputy president William Ruto, while others give former prime minister Raila Odinga the lead.
Odinga and Ruto are the frontrunners in the presidential race.
Australia not on list of 12 countries
The 12 countries are Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, South Africa, South Sudan, Germany, the United Kingdom, Qatar, the United Arab Emirates, Canada and the United States.
Australia is not on the list.
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