Thousands gathered in Nairobi's Uhuru Park to watch Mr Odinga take the ceremonial oath of office in the face of global pressure and security concerns.
"Today is a historic day for the people of Kenya".
'What was witnessed at Uhuru Park was a well-choreographed attempt to subvert or overthrow the legally-constituted government of the Republic of Kenya, Interior Minister Fred Matiangi said in a statement.
Despite the Government threats to shut down and revocation of operating licences of any media outlets that covers the event live the Kenya Editors Guild condemned the threat and told the media houses to reject it and go ahead to cover the event. He boycotted a repeat poll on October 25, saying it would not be free and fair.
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The woman said the residents of the home that was struck were there, but were in another part of the property and were unharmed. Three people have been killed in southern California after a helicopter crashed into a house shortly after taking off.
After initially vowing to block the gathering, police kept their distance, but a furore broke out after the Communication Authority shut down three of the country's main private television channels who were covering the ceremony.
"As an external observer and also a player in the political and security space of East Africa, especially Kenya, I find it quite troubling that the flag-bearer of the opposition NASA party Mr Raila Odinga would have himself sworn in as President even though he withdrew from the election that saw his main contender President Uhuru Kenyatta emerge victor".
Almost 100 people were killed over the prolonged election period, mostly in clashes between Odinga supporters and police.
The East African country's Supreme Court annulled August's presidential election result saying the electoral commission committed "irregularities and illegalities" during the vote, harming the integrity of the election. At least 92 people were killed previous year as election turmoil gripped the country.
"Odinga voluntarily withdrew from the election, which election did he win that he is declaring himself president?"
But in Odinga's strongholds, which are mostly composed of his Luo tribe and other allied ethnic groups, there has been enormous frustration with Kenyatta's government. Odinga took his oath to the deafening cheers of supporters before speaking briefly and swiftly departing.
The legislator, who administered the controversial oath during the event held at Uhuru Park Grounds, was arrested at Milimani Law Courts on Wednesday afternoon. "We are suffering as Kenyans". "This is betrayal in the city for "Jakom" (Raila), how can they abandon him", said one woman wearing a chain of plastic oranges.
But Naftali Muigai, a Kenyatta supporter, said the opposition move was illegal and divisive. "Swearing themselves in is just drama since we already have a legitimate government in place".
The Nuggets' average margin of victory in their last five games has been 1.6, up from 0.6 for the season. San Antonio ranks 10th in points off turnovers allowed per game (15.4) while Denver ranks 29th (19.3).
Asked if that increased the risks of no-deal Brexit, the diplomat said yes, "in particular given the ticking clock". He said the chancellor's remarks had "overshadowed" his main point that May wants a deep trade deal with the EU.
With the scores tied at 96, Thunder forward Josh Huestis tried to find Adams in the paint but the pass was intercepted. Oklahoma City will now have a day off, before meeting the Denver Nuggets in Denver on Friday.
The Congress wrapped up with a final statement that set up a 150-member committee tasked with creating a draft constitution. Representatives from various countries and global organizations were also invited as observers of the congress.
The Las Vegas Review-Journal reports that more than 300 documents related to the shooting were unsealed by court order on Tuesday. Court officials are redacting the warrant records in preparation for release later Tuesday.
A spokesman for the party said it will donate the $10,000 to "organizations that help victims of sexual harassment and abuse". Wynn Resorts has campaigned hard and invested heavily to develop its $2.4 billion casino resort in the state.
GM Scott Perry said earlier in the season he did not want to do that , as he liked having Noah's veteran presence around. As the Daily News reported, Noah shouted at Hornacek after being removed from last week's loss to the Warriors.
However, no casualties or damage have been reported yet in India but one person died and several injured in Balochistan. There have been no reports of damage in Kabul or in Islamabad, both of which were shaken by the impact.
He says that Pakistan has shown previously that when they are criticised internationally it has reacted by means of the Taliban. Two were killed in a gun battle with troops, two others detonated their suicide vests and one was arrested by troops.
Selter was asked to leave the aircraft after a disagreement occurred Saturday night at Miami International Airport (MIA)". She said in the interview that she was approached by five officers after standing up to stretch and open her overhead bin.
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