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Uhuru Kenyatta Wins Second Term in Kenya





Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta has been re-elected following Tuesday's election, officials say.

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Mr Kenyatta, in office since 2013, took 54.3% of votes, ahead of his rival Raila Odinga, with 44.7%.

After the announcement, Mr Kenyatta called for unity, telling opposition supporters: "I reach out to you... We are all citizens of the same republic".

But the opposition rejected the results even before they were declared, calling the process a "charade".

However, it has been endorsed by international observers. Mr Kenyatta said they had ensured a "free, fair and credible election".

Meanwhile, angry protests have started in the city of Kisumu - an opposition stronghold - and in various slums of the capital Nairobi, including Kibera, where businesses are said to have been attacked.

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