BVR machines are failing at some polling stations in Kibera, such as Olympic Primary, which is causing a lot of tension  
Occurred in Olympic, Kibera, Nairobi, Kenya on August 8, 2017, at 8:32 AM
Reported by 1868858 via SMS on August 8, 2017, at 2:30 PM in Ngei 2, Kenya
Also heard by 6 other(s)

This rumour is confirmed true and is of low priority – here's why:
There have been some cases of malfunctioning biometric voter registration equipment failing but these have been addressed by IEBC officials and replaced with working machines.

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Location Reported by Via Date
Ngei 2, Kenya 1868858 SMS 8-Aug-2017 @ 2:30 PM
Olympic, Kibera, Kenya 1078968 SMS 8-Aug-2017 @ 10:40 AM
Olympic, Kibera, Kenya 4900544 SMS 8-Aug-2017 @ 10:33 AM
Mashimoni squatters, Kenya 9853553 SMS 8-Aug-2017 @ 9:04 AM
Olympic, Kibera, Kenya 7952765 SMS 8-Aug-2017 @ 8:36 AM
Olympic, Kibera, Kenya 6687638 SMS 8-Aug-2017 @ 8:32 AM
Olympic, Kibera, Kenya 3293288 SMS 8-Aug-2017 @ 7:19 AM
August 8, 2017 | 4:44 AM | Zack
MODERATOR The issues occured in Olympic polling station but the issue has already been resolved and voting has continued hence reducing the tension that was building up.