In East Africa
Feb 8th, 2013
Human Rights Watch is urging Kenya to crack down on rights abuses and enact promised political reforms ahead of its national elections in March. In a report published Friday, the New York-based group warned that heightened tensions across the country could lead to an outbreak of violence and threaten...
Dec 20th, 2012
Antony Otieno Ong’ayo The 2013 general elections as a tipping point INTRODUCTION The political violence and near eruption of a civil war in the aftermath of the botched 2007 general election in Kenya is still fresh in the memory of Kenyans and the world at large. It took the efforts of Kofi Annan and...
Jan 23rd, 2012
The presiding judge in the cases of crimes against humanity committed during the post-election violence (PEV) in Kenya in 2007-8 have decided by majority verdict that William Ruto and Joshua Arap Sang will face charges of crimes against humanity, murder, forcible deportation and persecution. Uhuru Ke...