Mwai Kibaki

By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 22nd, 2013
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Addis Ababa — South Sudan and Sudan on Tuesday praised the role played by the late prime minister of Ethiopa Meles Zenawi in bringing peace between the two countries. The former prime minister also received praise from several African leaders during a memorial in Addis Ababa to mark the one-year anni...
By IndepthAfrica
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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...
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Apr 3rd, 2013
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By Stephen A. Lamony The Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court (ICC) obliges states parties to cooperate with the Court in regards to its investigations and prosecutions. It is perhaps not too surprising then that Sudan, which never ratified the Rome Statute, has not cooperated with the Co...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 1st, 2013
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IndepthAfrica – In a BBC interview a day after conceding defeat and wishing Uhuru and his team well, Raila said even after the ruling, his coalition would fight on for democracy, “through other venues’’ which he did not specify. The PM told the BBC the developments in this as a personal sacrifi...
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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...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 21st, 2013
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This is a serious question asked by many analysts who are closely watching the deliberations taking place at the supreme court following Raila Odinga’a daft petition to have Kenya’s most peaceful and successful elections ever, nullified. Chief Justice Willy Mutunga happens to be very close to Raila O...
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Mar 19th, 2013
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By Gabrial Pager Ajang The imperialism and colonialism spearheaded by the German, British and French governments created social-economic and political perils in Africa. The geographical continent of Africa was curved at the Berlin Conference without natives’ consent. The Frence’s policy of Assimilati...
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Mar 16th, 2013
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The Economist Uhuru Kenyatta must convince Kenyans that he is his own man A NOVELTY of Kenya’s first televised presidential debate was the sight of awkward questions being put to Uhuru Kenyatta. How would he run the country from the dock at the International Criminal Court in The Hague, where he face...
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Mar 12th, 2013
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NAIROBI — When the International Criminal Court was established in 2002 it had many lofty ambitions. Ending impunity for crimes against humanity, genocide and war crimes. Delivering justice to those abandoned by their national courts. Boosting indictees’ electoral chances was not on that list. Yet th...
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Mar 10th, 2013
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(CNN) — Kenya’s new president-elect is a man of many complexities. The son of Kenya’s founding leader, Uhuru Kenyatta, 51, narrowly eked out a win to become the youngest president of East Africa’s largest economy. Despite his popularity at home, he is facing charges of crimes ...