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Bellingham brings warrants

Britain’s Africa Minister Henry Bellingham was in Nairobi ‘promoting British interests’, officials said. However, few expected that to include delivering extradition warrants for t...

Politics of prices

Civic activists and trades unionists are mobilising in Nairobi and Mombasa against skyrocketing food and fuel prices. The Central Organisation for Trades Unions demands a 60% i...

Six in the dock

Suspects played the ethnic card during mass rallies at home before flying to the Netherlands to appear in court

Six leading Kenyans faced, on 7-8 April, a kind of justice they are not used to at home. At the International Criminal Court (ICC) in the Hague, Judge Ekaterina Trendafilova presid...

Through the Wikihole

The publication by WikiLeaks of the US Nairobi Embassy’s cables affords a unique and stark view of the country’s ruling figures

As the International Criminal Court (ICC) starts to hear accusations against six senior Kenyans accused of links to the violence after the 2007 elections, a set of United States di...

On to the trial

Despite a dissident judge and government lobbying, the ICC is set to try six politicians accused of mass murder and has issued summonses

Kenya’s government is still trying to dodge the International Criminal Court, whose Pre-Trial Chamber (PTC) ruled on 8 March that six high-level Kenyan suspects must appear at the ...

First pick your judge

President Kibaki is undermining efforts to reform the judiciary as he protects his allies from prosecution

The latest dispute between President Mwai Kibaki and Prime Minister Raila Odinga began in late January, when Odinga accused Kibaki of failing to consult him about nominations to th...

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...

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