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.
Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier has said Germany should change its view of Africa, and hinted that Kenya and Rwanda could be Germany's focus. Steinmeier has just ended a four-day trip to the region.
The fate of Kenya's controversial new anti-terrorism legislation hung in the balance on Monday as the High Court was set to continue hearing an opposition petition calling for its suspension.
Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta has vowed to take drastic action against government officials for failing to prevent a land wrangle. Police fired tear gas at pupils during protests at a Nairobi school.
The Kenyan government has said it will not rescind its decision to switch off analogue transmission in favor of digital. Some Kenyans and main media houses disapprove of the way the change was made.
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