Kenyan presidential election 2017: Why is there a re-run?

On 8 August 2017, Uhuru Kenyatta was re-elected President of Kenya, defeating veteran opposition leader Raila Odinga. Immediately after the election, opposition allegations of vote-rigging led to some violent clashes between police and opposition supporters, predominantly in impoverished districts of Nairobi.   For the second presidential election running, Odinga formally challenged the …

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