Kenya’s Leader Holds Off Signing Media Bill

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta says he will not sign a controversial new media bill until he has reviewed it to ensure that it is constitutional.
 
During a Saturday appearance, Kenyatta told reporters he had no intention of gagging the press.
 
The bill has sparked sharp criticism from the media and opposition politicians. It was approved by parliament late Thursday when only a handful of lawmakers were present.
 
The measure would set up a government tribunal that would …