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Kenyan President Kenyatta re-elected with 98% of vote - commission

The turnout for the vote, which was boycotted by opposition leader Raila Odinga, was just under 39% of the 19.6 million registered voters.

Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta. Picture: AFP

NAIROBI - Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta won last week’s repeat presidential election with slightly more than 98% of the vote, the head of the election commission said on Monday.

The turnout for the vote, which was boycotted by opposition leader Raila Odinga, was just under 39% of the 19.6 million registered voters, Wafula Chebukati said.

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