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 has asked Burundi to postpone next month's election. The request follows a failed military coup last week and comes during a heavy security presence in the capital to put down further protests.
As Kenyan authorities continue the search for those responsible for last week's Garissa massacre, students in Nairobi paid their respects to the dead and called on the government to improve national security.
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.
One week after the Garissa massacre, the death toll is still rising. In neighboring Somalia residents are claiming they are being 'collectively punished' by Kenyan counter-terrorism measures.