Kenya braces for legal fight over Ruto win

By Ayenat Mersie and George Obulutsa
Updated August 16 2022 - 9:13am, first published 9:08am
William Ruto was declared president by a tiny margin as a split emerged in the electoral commission. (EPA PHOTO)

Kenya is bracing for a protracted legal battle after William Ruto was declared the victor in a closely fought presidential race over the objections of more than half the electoral commission, stoking fears of political violence.