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    Kenya early vote count gives Kenyatta victory

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    Uhuru Kenyatta has won Kenya's presidential election with a slim margin of 50.03 percent of votes cast, according to provisional figures displayed by the election commission on a screen. Kenyatta, 51, who faces international charges of crimes against humanity, secured 6,173,433 votes out of a total of 12,338,667 ballots cast, the commission announced on Saturday, indicating that he had secured the more than 50 percent of votes needed for a first round win. Al Jazeera's Peter Greste reports from Nairobi.