Kenya analysts say Sunday's Kenya bomb blasts are an attempt to rile the political environment ahead of a referendum on a new draft constitution. Conspiracy theories abound.
Kenya judges ruled this week that an Islamic ‘khadi’ court system that could expand under the new constitution is discriminatory. Human rights advocates say the issue has been ‘hijacked’ by those opposed to the draft constitution.
The decision to deport radical cleric Sheikh Abdullah el-Faisal indicates that Kenya may be ready to work more closely with Western countries in the global campaign against violent Islamic extremists.
Government forces are cracking down on protesters in the wake of Thursday's controversial vote.