Kenya's Odinga challenges election defeat in top court




 
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Kenya's Odinga challenges election defeat in top court
 
March 17th, 2013  
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Kenya's Odinga challenges election defeat in top court
By Drazen Jorgic and Humphrey Malalo NAIROBI (Reuters) - Defeated presidential contender Raila Odinga challenged his election loss in court on Saturday, alleging widespread ballot rigging in a fresh test of Kenyan democracy five years after a disputed vote triggered deadly tribal violence. Shortly before the petition was filed, police outside the Supreme Court fired teargas to disperse a rally of around 100 Odinga backers. They were urged by the outgoing prime minister to stay calm and trust in the law to resolve his complaint. ...




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