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Kenya

Population: 49.7 mn.
GDP: $74.94 bn.
Debt: $26.42 bn.

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ICC has Kenyan politicians on the run

The Kenyan Parliament has been tying itself in constitutional knots after passing a motion – which risks being in conflict with the new constitution – to repeal the International C...


Ocampo names six suspects

President Mwai Kibaki’s government is in turmoil following the naming of some of its ministers as responsible for the post-election violence in 2008

Two days before the International Criminal Court’s Prosecutor, Luis Moreno Ocampo, named the six men he wants to prosecute for their role in the political violence, President Mwai ...


Don’t be vague, let’s go to the Hague

A day after Prosecutor Luis Moreno Ocampo’s 15 December naming of the six people wanted by the International Criminal Court, Kenya’s Parliament was debating a private member’s bill...


Ruto takes on the courts

Sacked from the cabinet and accused of involvement in the 2007 election violence, William Ruto comes out fighting

The point of William Ruto's voluntary mission to the Hague to meet investigators at the International Criminal Court on 4-6 November became clear when he returned to Nairobi. Thro...


A rope for Ruto

The suspension of Higher Education Minister William Ruto, 43, from cabinet on 19 October marks the second phase of the Kalenjin leader’s political isolation. Although State House s...


How Kibaki blocks the ICC

The International Criminal Court is blocked at every turn as it tries to investigate political violence

At last President Mwai Kibaki's bluff has been called. The pious hopes in his speech to the United Nations General Assembly last month about peace, democracy and development belie ...


A suspect at the parade

In one fell swoop, the Khartoum government strengthens President Omer el Beshir and undermines the Nairobi government’s new constitution

With arrest warrants for genocide, war crimes and crimes against humanity over his head, Sudan’s President Omer Hassan Ahmed el Beshir does not often get the chance to star in an i...


Turning a corner

Kenya is euphoric again. After barely averting civil war following the 2007 elections, the approval of a new constitution by referendum marks a dramatic turn in the country’s polit...


This time a peaceful vote

After a decisive referendum, Kenyans have a constitution that will shake up both the political system and the party fiefdoms

Kenyans voted overwhelmingly for the new constitution at the 4 August referendum. The process was orderly and voters turned out in impressive numbers to voice strong support for th...


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