Kenya's prime minister challenges vote results

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Supporters of Kenyan presidential candidate Uhuru Kenyatta celebrate what they perceive is an election win for him in Nairobi, Kenya Saturday, March 9, 2013. Kenya's election commission posted complete results early Saturday showing that Deputy Prime Minister Uhuru Kenyatta prevailed in the country's presidential elections by the slimmest of margins, winning 50.03 percent of the vote.(AP Photo/Jerome Delay)

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NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Kenya's prime minister says he will not concede defeat and will contest the election result in court.

Raila Odinga, who lost the presidential election, said Saturday that "democracy is on trial" after the country's election process experienced multiple failures.

Odinga spoke less than two hours after the country's election commission on Saturday named Uhuru Kenyatta the winner of Monday's presidential election with 50.07 percent of the vote.

Odinga appealed for Kenyans to respect the rule of law.

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