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The two anchors, Mark Masai and Smriti Vidyarthi, sampled comments on Facebook during prime time television and named the authors, expressing their disappointment at the comments after the country went through a peaceful electoral process.
The National Cohesion and Integration Commission and the government through the Communications Commission of Kenya (CCK), had promised to arrest and prosecute hate mongers, yet no noticeable action has yet been taken.
Social media comments by a number of Kenyans reiterate the divides that have come up during and after the general elections.
With the two main contenders coming from large ethnic groups in Kenya, the elections have elicited sharp opinions, which have seen a rise in tribal abuses on social media.
Uhuru Kenyatta was declared by the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) as the fourth president of Kenya this month. This decision has been refuted by Raila Odinga, the main challenger in the elections. Odinga is set to petition the Supreme Court over the results.
These developments by the two protagonists have heightened the atmosphere, resulting in more hate speech on social media.