KENYA ELECTIONS – Kenyan opposition leader challenges election results at Supreme Court

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Former Kenyan prime minister and opposition leader Raila Odinga on Monday challenged the results of the country’s presidential elections at the Supreme Court.

His opponent, the outgoing vice-president William Ruto, was declared victorious in the August 9 poll with 50.5% of the vote to Odinga’s 48.9%.

Daniel Maanzo, a lawyer for Odinga’s Azimio la Umoja party, confirmed his team had filed online documentation to the court, and that paper versions were being prepared for submission by the afternoon deadline.