Kenya’s Kipchoge breaks marathon world record in Berlin
26 September 2022 | 12:54 pm
Two-time Olympic champion Eliud Kipchoge broke the record he set in 2018 by 30 seconds. This is the first Berlin Marathon held without restrictions since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Kenya's Deputy President William Ruto appeared to have a lead over longtime opposition leader Raila Odinga as an announcement on the winner was highly anticipated.
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Kenya's electoral commission has announced William Ruto as winner of the East African country's presidential election amid chaotic scenes, including commission officials disowning the result.
Kenya's outgoing Deputy President William Ruto has won a narrow victory in the presidential election over his rival Raila Odinga. However, four of the seven election commissioners have contested the results. Also
Kenya's presidential election results came down to a knife-edge, and may be contested. But winner Ruto says "there is no room for vengance."
In the rolling red hills outside the western Kenyan town of Eldoret, residents remember William Ruto as a barefoot schoolboy who used to sell chickens at a roadside stall.
Kenya's election commissioners stand by their disavowal of the presidential vote. The dramatic events of Monday have raised fears of violence like that seen after past disputed polls. In 2017, more than 100 people were killed after the Supreme Court overturned the result citing anomalies in the voting process.
William Ruto has been declared the winner of Kenya's Presidential election, narrowly beating his rival Raila Odinga. Speaking at his victory rally, Ruto said that he would be a leader for all Kenyans, no matter which way they voted in the election.
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.
The head of Kenya’s election body on Monday declared William Ruto the winner of the country’s close-fought presidential election, despite several commissioners rejecting the results.
The aftermath of elections in Kenya have been calmer than previous years. Even though the defeated presidential candidate has rejected the results, citizens are simply keen to get on with their lives.
Kenya's veteran opposition leader Raila Odinga will challenge the results of this month's presidential election in the Supreme Court on Monday (August 22), his legal team said, the latest twist in a political clash that has gripped East Africa's powerhouse.
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