Related Rule
Kenya
Practice Relating to Rule 108. Mercenaries
Kenya’s LOAC Manual (1997) defines a mercenary as “a person who takes part in the conflict for private gain, who is not a member of any organized armed forces of a Party to the conflict and has not been sent on official duty by a country not involved in the conflict”. 
Kenya, Law of Armed Conflict, Military Basic Course (ORS), 4 Précis, The School of Military Police, 1997, Précis No. 2, p. 9.
Kenya’s LOAC Manual (1997) states: “Mercenaries are neither entitled to combatant nor to POW [prisoner-of-war] status … Nevertheless, a captured mercenary … cannot be deprived of his fundamental rights and may not be punished without trial.” 
Kenya, Law of Armed Conflict, Military Basic Course (ORS), 4 Précis, The School of Military Police, 1997, Précis No. 2, p. 9.