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.
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 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.
Draft legislation before the Kenyan parliament would give security agencies more powers and President Kenyatta more authority to sack their top officials.
After only two weeks in effect, Kenya's High Court has shelved parts of controversial terrorism laws. The government argues that the measures are necessary for national security.
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