Uhuru Kenyatta Kenyan President wins second term

“Having fulfilled the requirement by law… I therefore wish to declare Uhuru Kenyatta… as president elect," said polls commission chairman.

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Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta campaigns in Nairobi play

Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta campaigns in Nairobi

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Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta was declared the winner Friday of a disputed election with 54.27 percent of votes, beating his rival Raila Odinga who scored 44.74 percent, the election commission announced.

“Having fulfilled the requirement by law… I therefore wish to declare Uhuru Kenyatta… as president elect,” said polls commission chairman Wafula Chebukati, as cheers and singing broke out at the national tallying centre.

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