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.
While on an official visit to Nairobi, US Secretary of State John Kerry announced new aid packages for Kenya and South Sudan. Additional aid will be directed toward refugee and security programs in the region.
Two protesters were killed and at least six injured during anti-government demonstrations in Kenya. The country’s opposition has been protesting every Monday against an alleged bias of Kenya’s electoral commission.
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Demonstrations in Kenya against an electoral oversight body accused of being corrupt have resulted in two people being shot dead by the police. The opposition says it will go on staging these protests every Monday.
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