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Kenya's new leader to work with rivals, global community

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Uhuru Kenyatta narrowly won Kenya's presidential election Saturday, urging calm and pledging to work with rivals and cooperate with the international community. 

Kenyan presidential candidate Uhuru Kenyatta (C) adresses the crowd after his victory in Kenya's national elections on March 9, 2013 at Catholic University in Nairobi. Kenyatta narrowly won Kenya's presidential election Saturday, urging calm and pledging to work with rivals and cooperate with the international community.

Kenyatta, son of Kenya's founding president and one of Africa's richest men who also faces an international crimes against humanity trial, scraped by with 50.07 percent of the vote to avoid a runoff against his closest rival Raila Odinga.

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