TRAVELOGYS

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William Ruto wins Kenyan presidential election

According to the official results, he narrowly defeated his rival, Raila Odinga, receiving 50.5% of the vote

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Due to disagreements and Mr. Odinga's campaign's accusations of vote-rigging, the announcement was postponed

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Four of the commission's seven members declined to accept the outcome

Mr. Ruto, who is 55 years old, was running for president for the first first time

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He was President Uhuru Kenyatta's deputy for ten years, but they had a falling out

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Raila Odinga, who was seeking the presidency for the fifth time, received 48.8% of the vote

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Wafula Chebukati, the head of the electoral commission, claimed that despite threats, he had carried them out

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Mr. Ruto declared his desire to serve as president of everyone and for the nation to put its attention on the future

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Several regions of the country have seen the onset of celebrations

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Protests have been organised by Mr. Odinga's supporters in various areas of Nairobi and Kisumu, a city in western Kenya

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Following the 2007 election, allegations of a stolen election led to at least 1,200 deaths and 600,000 people fleeing their homes

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