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.
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.
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.
Demonstrators in Nairobi calling for electoral reform faced police firing tear gas and were chased down as they fled. Opposition leader Raila Odinga has said next year's elections cannot be free or fair without reform.
Israel's prime minister on day two of his tour of the continent has pledged to help Africa fight terrorism. Netanyahu said that in matters of security, Africa had no better friend than the state of Israel.
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