Walter Menya

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A Kenyan voter in Nairobi carries a copy of the Daily Nation newspaper as he waits to vote in the March 4, 2013, elections. The headline, "Never Again," refers to the post-election violence of 2007. (AP/Mackenzie Knowles-Coursin)

Kenyan reporter detained for two days on bribery allegation

Police in Nairobi on June 18 arrested Sunday Nation journalist Walter Menya on charges of soliciting a bribe of 55,000 Kenyan shillings (U.S.$531) to “write a damaging story in The Nation newspaper,” according to a police statement. The amount he was alleged to have accepted was later changed to 50,000 Kenyan shillings (U.S.$482), according to…

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