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Kenya’s Odinga says presidential election result ‘null and void’

By Reuters
16 August 2022   |   3:46 pm
Kenyan opposition leader Raila Odinga rejected as "null and void" the result of an Aug. 9 presidential election he was declared to have lost, adding on Tuesday that Kenya's democracy faces a long legal crisis.

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