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Kenyatta sworn in as Kenya's president

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Uhuru Kenyatta, the son of Kenya's first president and one of Africa's richest men, has been sworn as Kenya's fourth president in a joyful ceremony in Nairobi's football stadium. His rival-turned-running mate William Ruto becomes the country's vice-president. Both men have been indicted by the International Criminal Court for crimes against humanity for their alleged roles in orchestrating violence in the 2007 elections. David Ohito, a senior political analyst at the Standard Media Group discusses their future.