Kenya Opposition Leader Rejects Presidential Election Results, Risking Turmoil

NAIROBI, Kenya—Opposition chief Raila Odinga, declared the loser of final week’s presidential election in Kenya, rejected the outcomes Tuesday and vowed to problem William Ruto’s victory in court docket.

Mr. Odinga’s transfer risked throwing the bitterly fought race into disaster and raised fears Kenya may once more face the partisan and ethnic violence that left some 1,100 individuals useless after disputed elections in 2007. In that race, Messrs. Odinga and Ruto ran on the identical opposition ticket and their supporters spent months combating backers of then-President Mwai Kibaki.