William Ruto wins Kenyan presidential election

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William Ruto, the former Kenyan Prime Minister has finally won the race to be the next president of the East African nation, this chance he got on his fifth attempt against his rival, Raila Odinga.

According to results announced by the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) on Monday, August 15, Deputy President William Ruto won Kenya’s presidential vote, the election commission and is now the new leader of the region’s richest and most stable nation.

The national tallying center descended into chaos shortly after Odinga’s coalition rejected the results, with fighting breaking out and chairs being thrown in the building.
He rather narrowly won his rival, Raila Odinga, as he took 50.4% of the vote.

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The announcement was delayed amid allegations of vote- rigging by Odinga’s campaign.

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