Uhuru Kenyatta How the international media reacted to Uhuru's win

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What the foreign press said about President Uhuru Kenyatta's re-election

play President Uhuru Kenyatta and his Deputy William Ruto moments after Uhuru was declared winner of the election. (Courtesy)

President Uhuru Kenyatta was on Friday evening declared the winner of the highly-contested Presidential election.

This was after he gained 54 per cent of the votes tallied to see him edge out his arch-rival and National Super Alliance (NASA) flag bearer Raila Odinga who got 44.74 per cent.

News of his victory was met with wild cheers and celebrations country wide amid a few protests in Raila’s strongholds of Kisumu County.

ALSO READ: Kenya's Reaction After Uhuru was Declared President Elect

The media was not left behind in breaking the news that came late in the evening much to the relief of Kenyans who had anticipated for the announcement at midday.

P Live looks at what the international media had to say following his win:

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play News.com.au

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