Counting has begun in Kenya's elections. Initial results indicate the country's former finance minister, Uhuru Kenyatta has edged ahead of his rival Raila Odinga. Less violence has been reported than in 2007.
The Kenyan authorities have detained more than 3,000 people in an operation aimed at flushing out Islamist militants.The detainees' identities are being checked and dozens have been deported to Somalia.
Since his inauguration as Kenyan president one year ago, Uhuru Kenyatta has failed to implement most of the election promises he made and concerns about security in the country are growing.
Uhuru Kenyatta marks one year as President of Kenya +++ Opposition parliamentarians in Berlin criticize level of German development aid +++ Malawi increase efforts to complete a new voters' list ahead of elections
Germany pledges 10 million euros in food aid for South Sudan's refugees+++S. African striking AMCU miners boycott talks+++Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta vows to reform police force in State of the Nation address
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