Kenyatta

By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 14th, 2014
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By Jeremy Lind Weeks after deadly attacks killed 60 at Mpeketoni in Kenya’s Lamu County, new raids on July 5th in Lamu and Tana River counties left over 20 dead, sowing fear anew in a country growing accustomed to sophisticated attacks of murderous brutality. As before, a heavily armed group came dur...
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In Alemayehu G. Mariam
Apr 7th, 2014
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by Alemayehu G. Mariam Justice delayed, again? In late January of this year, I wrote a commentary entitled, “Kenyatta at the ICC: Is Justice Deferred, Justice Denied?” In that commentary I openly expressed my angst over the endless delays, postponements and backpedalling talk about “false evidence” a...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jan 27th, 2014
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I am getting a little jittery over the repeated delays, postponements and all the backpedalling talk about “false evidence” and “lying witnesses” in the Uhuru Muigai Kenyatta International Criminal court trial. I don’t want to say I smell a rat but I feel like I am getting a whiff. Is the stage being...
By IndepthAfrica
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Oct 22nd, 2013
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Recently, African leaders, at least those at the helm of the African Union and their flunkies, have been reporting endlessly recurring ghastly nightmares of Lady Justice “race hunting” them with scales in one hand and a sword in the other. President Uhuru Kenyatta, described by Time Magazine as “Keny...
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Oct 14th, 2013
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By William Davison, Bloomberg African leaders want sitting heads of state to be immune from prosecution at international courts, said Hailemariam Desalegn, Ethiopian prime minister and the current chairman of the African Union. “We have agreed that no charges shall be commenced or continued before an...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Apr 9th, 2013
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NAIROBI — Uhuru Kenyatta vowed to promote peace, unity and economic development at his inauguration Tuesday as Kenya’s fourth president. Kenyatta and his deputy are taking power while facing charges at the International Criminal Court, which could complicate the country’s relations with the world com...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 5th, 2013
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Uhuru Kenyatta comes to power on a wave of cautious optimism. But he must tackle a host of national shortcomings if he is to make a success of his new job IN A terse ruling on March 30th the judges of Kenya’s Supreme Court threw out petitions claiming that the presidential election held (with an [&he...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 2nd, 2013
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MP salary battle will prove first test for new president after supreme court rules that his election victory was free and fair Simon Allison for Daily Maverick After five years of torturous build-up, one day of voting, nearly a full, unexpected week of counting and another two weeks of court battles,...
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In East Africa
Mar 30th, 2013
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Kenya’s Supreme Court has upheld the outcome of the country’s general election after allegations of irregularities. There have been fears of violence similar to tribal clashes that followed elections in 2007. Kenya’s chief justice Willy Mutunga said on Saturday that the six-member court unanimo...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 27th, 2013
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Since Uhuru Kenyatta was declared the winner of Kenya’s presidential election, political analysts have tried hard to make us believe that the United States and Britain are worried. Kenya is the staunchest and most docile proxy of the two countries’ regional war on terror, so it makes sens...