Kenya’s Defeated Candidate Asks Court for New Election

Timothy Longman, College of Arts & Sciences, African Studies Center

Kenya’s defeated presidential candidate Raila Odinga petitioned the nation’s highest court to overturn Uhuru Kenyatta’s victory in elections and clear the way for a new vote…

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“Given the stamp of approval given to the elections by most international and Kenyan observers, it will be very difficult for Odinga to prove the elections were faulty.”

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