(FILES) In this file photo taken on August 06, 2022 Kenya's Deputy President and presidential candidate William Ruto of Kenya Kwanza (Kenya first) political party gestures during the rally on the final day of campaigning at the Nyayo National Stadium in Nairobi ahead of Kenya's general election scheduled for August 9, 2022. The Kenya election chief declared William Ruto winner of presidential race on August 15, 2022. (Photo by MARCO LONGARI / AFP)
As a result of winning the popular vote, William Ruto has been elected president of Kenya.
Kenya’s hotly-contested general election saw Ruto triumph over the country’s Deputy President.