William Ruto

By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 10th, 2014
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By Ben Rawlence It’s precisely a year to the day since the Jubilee alliance took control of Kenya’s government under a cloud of controversy over a flawed election and uncertainty about how the world would respond to a government led by suspected war criminals. At the time, the President, Uhuru Kenyat...
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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
In East Africa
Mar 27th, 2014
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Live: An unsafe Kenya will be high on the to say list for president Uhuru Kenyatta when he makes his state of the nation address in parliament. Live streaming video by Ustream...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 6th, 2014
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Question: what’s the best way to escape international justice? Answer: Get yourself elected president, of course. At least that was Uhuru Kenyatta’s solution, and it worked. By SIMON ALLISON. It’s all over bar the shouting, and a few more tedious court proceedings. Unless something drastic changes, U...
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...
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In East Africa
Sep 23rd, 2013
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Kenyan soldiers take cover after heavy gunfire near Westgate mall in Nairobi. (Carl de Souza, AFP/Getty Images / September 23, 2013)   By Robyn Dixon   A terrorist group holding hostages in a Nairobi shopping mall threatened to kill them, as heavy gunfire sounded in the Westgate mall early ...