Uhuru Kenyatta

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...
By IndepthAfrica
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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
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Oct 7th, 2013
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Note to the reader: In my commentary last week, I defended the International Criminal Court (ICC) against accusations of “race hunting”, selective and arbitrary prosecution and abuse of power by certain African leaders .  This week I continue my defense, in a rather lengthy commentary, by exposing an...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Sep 30th, 2013
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 African Race Hunting, the Race Card and Racing After African Thugs? Hailemariam Desalegn, the titular prime minister of Ethiopia, says the International Criminal Court (ICC) is on African safari. In May 2013, according to the BBC, Desalegn said, “African leaders were concerned that out of those indi...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Sep 24th, 2013
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Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta has declared the end of a bloody four-day siege by Islamist militants at Nairobi’s Westgate shopping centre. Five attackers were shot dead by troops and 11 suspects were in custody, he said in a TV address to the nation. Kenya has “shamed and defeate...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Sep 22nd, 2013
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AP Photo/Jonathan KalanCivilians who had been hiding during the gun battle hold their hands in the air as a precautionary measure before being searched by police, inside the Westgate Mall in Nairobi, Kenya, Sat., Sept. 21, 2013.   WARNING: STORY CONTAINS GRAPHIC IMAGES NPClick to enlarge NAIROBI...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Aug 30th, 2013
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At least 41 people have been killed and 27 others injured in a traffic accident in Kenya in which a bus veered off a road and plunged into a valley near the town of Narok, police say. Traffic police officer Samuel Kimaru said on Thursday that the bus driver lost control on a dark road […]...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Jul 17th, 2013
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Churches have been asked to sing the national anthem as part of their services to promote peace, unity and love. Pefa Churches Bishop Mophat Kilioba said the nation should embrace healing and encourage brotherhood. The service was attended by Deputy President William Ruto, Kiambu Senator Kimani Wamat...
By IndepthAfrica
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May 28th, 2013
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African leaders aren’t interested in justice. They’re interested in immunity. Forget that lofty talk of victimisation and pan-African solidarity; in voting to protect Uhuru Kenyatta and William Ruto against the ICC, Africa’s presidents and heads of state are just protecting themselves – a protection ...