The big Cambridge Analytica lie in Kenya’s 2013 and 2017 elections

A laptop showing the Facebook logo is held alongside a Cambridge Analytica sign at the entrance to the building housing the offices of Cambridge Analytica, in central London on March 21, 2018. PHOTO DANIEL LEAL-OLIVAS | AFP

What you need to know:

  • Cambridge executives told the British Channel 4 undercover reporters that they had branded the President’s election party twice.
  • Supreme Court battles over Kenya’s past two presidential elections have stirred debate about the possible role of vote rigging in their outcomes.

Cambridge Analytica, the data mining firm said to have been involved in President Uhuru Kenyatta’s campaigns in 2013 and 2017, is overrated.


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