Mungiki

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...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 11th, 2013
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A status conference in the International Criminal Court case against Kenya’s president-elect Uhuru Kenyatta and his co-accused Francis Muthaura is due to take place on Monday at 2pm. The session will focus on an application by the two to have their case referred back to the Pre-Trial Chamber, after w...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 3rd, 2013
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By Jeremy Lind, Kenyans go to the polls for national elections on Monday March 4th for the first time since a conflagration of violence swept the country following disputed election results in 2008. An estimated 1,300 lives were lost in the violence, which nearly escalated into civil war before an Af...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 3rd, 2013
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By Jeremy Lind Kenyans go to the polls for national elections on Monday March 4th for the first time since a conflagration of violence swept the country following disputed election results in 2008. An estimated 1,300 lives were lost in the violence, which nearly escalated into civil war before an Afr...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 21st, 2013
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Henry Makori In recent months, media in Kenya has reported the re-emergence of the terror group Mungiki in parts of the central region. Mungiki, an exclusively Kikuyu ethnic militia, has over the years been blamed for atrocious violence and extortion in central Kenya, the Rift Valley and Nairobi. Mun...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Feb 21st, 2013
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NAIROBI – Kenya’s Chief Justice Willy Mutunga says he has been threatened with “dire consequences” if the courts barred presidential candidate Uhuru Kenyatta from contesting next month’s election. Mr Mutunga said he had received a “poison-pen letter” from an ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 4th, 2013
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By Jacob Rasmussen Mungiki was one of the key protagonists in the post-election violence (PEV) of 2008 and has for years been perceived and presented as one of the principal internal security threats to Kenya. Taking into consideration the violent engagements in the last elections and their past crim...