>> Uhuru Kenyatta has been declared Kenya's president for the second time in three months. Results out from the country's second general election since August, he won over 98% of the vote but that outcome isn't as conclusive as it sounds. Opposition leader boycotted the contest saying it wouldn't be fair.
His withdrawal moving attention from the result to the voter turnout, which was lower than 39%. That figure is an indication of Kenyatta's popularity and will undermine the credibility for any mandate he may claim for a second five-year term. That in itself may be seen as a victory by the opposition.
t for Kenya, it spells further division. Last week's rerun has been marred by violent and deadly clashes. Dozens of homes and shops torched, opposition supporters lighting fires and using fire bombs to stop polling stations from opening. Even MPs from Kenya's ruling party and the opposition exchanged blows on live television once the polls had closed.
Scenes like this had been feared since August annulled election where some 50 people were killed in the chaotic aftermath. Many fear the turmoil is starting to take on ethnic overtones and that if it continues, it will ignite swaves of Kenya. Much now depends on Odinga's reaction. He’s expected to address his supporters on Tuesday.
He wants a fresh and third election within ninety days.