Kenyan voters turned out in large numbers to cast their ballots in the country's general election. The vote pitted President Uhuru Kenyatta against opposition leader Raila Odinga. Opinion polls suggest the two candidates are neck-and-neck.
Two CPJ representatives were in Tanzania to probe the case of a missing investigative journalist when they were detained, stripped of their passports and phones, and interrogated by government agents.
The meeting between US President Trump and Kenyan President Kenyatta served the interests of both leaders at least in the short term, even if it was largely symbolic. But the broader problems remain.
Kenya’s opposition candidate Raila Odinga has told DW that some changes need to take place at the electoral commission if he is to take part in the repeat election set for October 26. President Uhuru Kenyatta disagrees.
It's unclear what the new deal between opposition leader Raila Odinga and President Uhuru Kenyatta means for the country after months of political turmoil.
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