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State House battle goes into extra time
From left to right: William Ruto, Uhuru Kenyatta and Raila Odinga. © Monica Mwangi/Reuters

State House battle goes into extra time

Incumbent Deputy President William Ruto has been declared the winner of the 9 August presidential election by only part of the electoral commission. His rival, Raila Odinga, backed by the outgoing president Uhuru Kenyatta, does not accept this result and has appealed to the Supreme Court.

From left to right: William Ruto, Uhuru Kenyatta and Raila Odinga. © Monica Mwangi/Reuters

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