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Kenya election: Uhuru Kenyatta defeats Raila Odinga

Original story at BBC News• 5 mentions • 2 months ago

BBC News 2 months ago

 
Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta has been re-elected following Tuesday's vote, the national electoral commission has announced. Mr Kenyatta, in office since 2013, took 54.3% of votes, ahead of his rival Raila Odinga, with 44.7%. After the official announcement, Mr Kenyatta said observers had ensured a "free, fair and credible election". But the opposition rejected the results even before they were declared, calling the process a "charade". International observers have endorsed the election. Earlier, Mr Odinga's supporters said he had won, and published their own figures. The electoral commission said this was "illegal and premature", and said basic mathematical errors had ...
 
 
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