The Somali Minister of Information Osman Abubakar Dubbe announces that the Government of Somalia is recalling its diplomatic staff from Kenya and is giving Kenyan diplomats seven days to leave Somalia. This comes after Somaliland President Muse Bihi Abdi's visit to Nairobi where he was received by Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta.
UNESCO adds traditional dishes of France and Mexico to the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity at a committee meeting in Nairobi, the first time cuisine is added to the list.
Seven people are killed at Nyayo National Stadium in the Kenyan capital Nairobi as fans try to enter a Kenyan Premier League football match between Gor Mahia and AFC Leopards. [http:--english.aljazeera.net-news-africa-2010-10-2010102318591713110.html (Al Jazeera)] (BBC)