World Bulletin / News Desk
Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta was announced as the winner of the presidential election on Friday.
Kenya's electoral body chairman Wafula Chebukati said: "I, therefore, wish to declare honorable Uhuru Kenyatta as president elect and honorable William Ruto as the Deputy elect"
Kenyatta, a businessman and the son of Kenya’s founding father Jomo Kenyatta won with 54 percent of the vote. The leader of the opposition Raila Odinga garnered 44 percent of the vote.
Five people were killed across the country in post-election violence that rocked opposition strongholds.
Kenya’s opposition leader Raila Odinga has rejected the election results, accusing the president's ruling party of hack the servers of the commission to rig the numbers in favor of Kenyatta.
using the credentials of Chris Msando, the murdered IT director of Kenya’s electoral body to
On Thursday, international election observers, such as former U.S Secretary of State John Kerry, termed the recent presidential and parliamentary polls in Kenya as credible.
Opposition officials have criticized these observers arguing that they had close relations with President Uhuru Kenyatta.
Kenyans voted in presidential and legislative elections on Tuesday.
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For his part, Interior Minister Gerard Collomb told RTL radio that "the number of those who have been seriously injured may perhaps be even higher at around 17."
New York Police Department officials said the force would hold a press conference but declined to provide scheduling details.
Death toll feared to rise due to severe conditions of the many injured
The pickup truck, which had an improvised white wooden trailer constructed over the back, was transporting them in "overcrowded and unsanitary conditions," said a state police report seen by AFP.
At least 13 people were killed and more than 50 injured when a driver deliberately slammed his vehicle into crowds on Barcelona's most popular street -- Las Ramblas -- in what police qualified as a "terror attack."
The van attack that mowed down pedestrians on Barcelona's most famous street on Thursday killing at least 13 people was the latest fatal assault on a European city.