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Kenya's Uhuru Kenyatta wins second term with 54.27%: official

AFP  |  Nairobi 

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

"Having fulfilled the requirement by .. 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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First Published: Sat, August 12 2017. 01:28 IST