Uhuru Kenyatta sworn in as Kenya’s president for a second term of five years

Uhuru Kenyatta sworn in as Kenya’s president for a second term of five years

Kenya President Uhuru Kenyatta was sworn in for second, five-year term on Tuesday, ending months of political turmoil in the east African nation.

Kenyatta won a repeat presidential election on Oct. 26 after opposition leader Raila Odinga boycotted the vote, citing concerns over fairness. Police prevented opposition leaders from holding a rival gathering on Tuesday.  Read more here.



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