Kenya election: Odinga held to court

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Raila Odinga, a defeated presidential candidate in the just concluded Kenya’s presidential election has filed a petition in Kenya’s top court, challenging the result of the August 9 election which saw incumbent Deputy President William Ruto emerging victorious. Tell me more Odinga, a long-time opposition leader, who ran for Kenya’s top job with the backing … Read more

William Ruto declared winner of Kenya’s presidential elections.

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Incumbent Deputy President William Ruto has won the race to become the Fifth President of Kenya, according to results announced by the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission, IEBC. Ruto led a tight presidential race against long-time opposition leader Raila Odinga, but secured a narrow margin victory polling a little more than seven million votes to … Read more

Kenya: anxiety over presidential poll results 

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Kenyans have been urged to exercise calm as they await the official announcement of results in last week’s presidential election.  Haven’t the results been announced?  Only about half of the results have been announced. Of the announced results, which cover about 50% of the country’s constituencies, longtime aspirant Raila Odinga trails his main rival, Deputy-president … Read more