Kenyatta declared winner of Kenya's presidential vote

from Reuters - Thomson Reuters Foundation
Published on 09 Mar 2013 View Original

Sat, 9 Mar 2013 17:56 GMT

  • Rival Odinga says will challenge vote in court

  • International court urges Kenyatta to keep cooperating

  • Kenyatta pledges to work with "all nations"

  • Police fire teargas at Odinga backers throwing stones

  • Disputed election five years ago unleashed tribal violence (Adds Western powers on Kenya vote, Kisumu quotes)

By Duncan Miriri and George Obulutsa

NAIROBI, March 9 (Reuters) - Uhuru Kenyatta, indicted for crimes against humanity, was declared winner of Kenya's presidential election on Saturday, but rival Raila Odinga said he would challenge the outcome in court and asked supporters to avoid violence.

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