A supporter of presidential candidate Raila Odinga, next to a roadblock of burning tires in the Kibera neighborhood of Nairobi, Kenya. Photo: AP
A supporter of presidential candidate Raila Odinga, next to a roadblock of burning tires in the Kibera neighborhood of Nairobi, Kenya. Photo: AP
Africa

Kenya on edge as William Ruto declared winner of disputed presidential election

  • Kenya’s elections chief declared William Ruto the winner of a tight presidential race, but some senior officials disowned the result
  • Election outcome fuelled fears of widespread violence like that seen after previous disputed polls

A supporter of presidential candidate Raila Odinga, next to a roadblock of burning tires in the Kibera neighborhood of Nairobi, Kenya. Photo: AP
A supporter of presidential candidate Raila Odinga, next to a roadblock of burning tires in the Kibera neighborhood of Nairobi, Kenya. Photo: AP
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