About 60 percent of Nairobi's population lives in slums. A beautification project by the Kenyan government was supposed to change that. It was a good idea, but unfortunately, the authorities have stopped paying the workers on some of the projects.
Kenya's electoral commission has announced that incumbent President Uhuru Kenyatta has won the election with 54 percent of the vote. The announcement follows claims of fraud by the opposition and a lengthy count.
Opposition leader Raila Odinga has announced he will contest the election results in court. For many Kenyans, the decision to take the judicial path rather than protest on the streets comes as a relief, says Sella Oneko.
Following the August 8 presidential election in Kenya, one child was shot dead by a stray bullet while playing on the balcony of her home in Mathare. In Kisumu a baby is in intensive care.
Life on Monday returned to normal in most of Kenya, despite a call for a strike by the opposition. It insists the elections were rigged and refused to concede defeat, raising fears of more violence.
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