Uhuru Kenyatta has vowed to overcome Kenya’s divisions after being sworn in for a second term as president, at a ceremony boycotted by the opposition.
Speaking after his inauguration in the capital Nairobi, he said he would try to incorporate some of the opposition’s ideas “in the spirit of inclusivity”.
Two people died when police clashed with opposition supporters in the city.
According to BBC News, Opposition leader Raila Odinga has announced plans to be sworn in himself as president next month. He boycotted last month’s repeat election and has not recognised Mr. Kenyatta’s victory.
Mr. Kenyatta was officially re-elected with 98% of the vote on October 26 but just under 39% of voters turned out.
The original election on August 8 was held again after being annulled by the Supreme Court on grounds of irregularities.