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.
The government has gone to court to stop the teachers' strike now in its third week. Teachers are looking for a 50-60 percent raise before they go back to work.
Judges in The Hague were told Wednesday to review why Kenya was not referred to the court’s oversight body after prosecutors claimed that the country obstructed the investigation into Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta.
Kenyans have reacted to trade deals with Uganda with shock and skepticism. A number of deals were reached during a three-day state visit to the neighboring country by Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta.
Thousands of people in Kenya have attended the ceremony to unveil a memorial to those killed, tortured and jailed during the emergency period of British rule. The statue formed part of a reconciliation agreement.