Presidential election in Kenya: Raila Odinga calls William Ruto’s victory a “parody”

Published on : 08/16/2022 – 07:30Modified : 08/16/2022 – 15:39 Outgoing Vice-President William Ruto was declared the winner of the August 9 presidential election on Monday, in a stormy atmosphere marked by disagreements within the Electoral Commission and the eruption of demonstrations, sometimes violent and dispersed by tear gas. Silent since the announcement of the … Read more

In Africa, Angola and Kenya invest their presidents in calm, despite the contestation of the results

In Angola, the investiture took place on Thursday 15 September in the afternoon. In this country of 33 million inhabitants twice the size of France. President Joao Lourenço was re-elected for a second term: he thus perpetuates the domination of his party, the MPLA in power in the country since independence in 1975, 47 years … Read more

Presidential election in Kenya: the Supreme Court confirms the election of William Ruto

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TONY KARUMBA / AFP The Supreme Court of Kenya confirmed, Monday, September 5, the victory of the outgoing vice-president, William Ruto, in the presidential election of August 9 before Raila Odinga, a historic figure in Kenyan politics who had denounced fraud. Under the Constitution, Mr Ruto must be sworn in on September 13. He will … Read more

Kenya: Opposition Leader Raila Odinga Rejects Election Results, Calling Them “Illegal”

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First modification: 08/16/2022 – 18:24 Former Prime Minister and former presidential candidate Raila Odinga refuted this Tuesday the results of the presidential elections on August 9 and announced a legal battle to challenge them. His statements come a day after the Electoral Commission released the figures that gave victory to Vice President William Ruto and … Read more

Presidential election in Kenya: Odinga appealed to the Supreme Court

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RAila Odinga filed an online appeal to the Supreme Court on Monday challenging the results of Kenya’s August 9 presidential election, which saw her lose to incumbent Vice President William Ruto. A historic figure in the opposition supported for this election by outgoing President Uhuru Kenyatta, Odinga had announced his intention to contest the results … Read more

Presidential election in Kenya: Odinga challenges the results before the Supreme Court

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Raila Odinga officially challenged the results of the Kenyan presidential election on August 9 on Monday in the Supreme Court, which gave him the loser behind outgoing vice-president William Ruto, claiming to have “enough evidence” of his victory. A historic figure in the opposition supported for this election by outgoing President Uhuru Kenyatta and his … Read more

Kenya, towards another post

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Like past presidential polls, Kenya is once again experiencing contestation of the results given by its national electoral commission. For observers, this does not reassure the stability of the country. All eyes are on the constitutional judge. But tensions are already arising in Kenya after the proclamation of the provisional results of the 2022 presidential … Read more

Presidential election in Kenya: Raila Odinga calls William Ruto’s victory a “parody”

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Published on : 08/16/2022 – 07:30Modified : 08/16/2022 – 15:39 Outgoing Vice-President William Ruto was declared the winner of the August 9 presidential election on Monday, in a stormy atmosphere marked by disagreements within the Electoral Commission and the eruption of demonstrations, sometimes violent and dispersed by tear gas. Silent since the announcement of the … Read more

In Kenya, the loser Raila Odinga rejects the results of the presidential election

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Raila Odinga dismissed on Tuesday the results of the August 9 presidential election giving his rival William Ruto the winner, calling them “parody” and promising to pursue all legal options available to him. Six days after the August 9 election, marked by calm despite growing impatiencethe outgoing vice-president Ruto was declared the winner on Monday … Read more