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Leaders Silence Leaves Gbagbo in Lone ICC WarBy Alexis Doumbia / Mthulisi Sibanda Abidjan — THE trial of former Ivory Coast
Leaders Silence Leaves Gbagbo in Lone ICC War
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By Alexis Doumbia / Mthulisi Sibanda Abidjan — THE trial of former Ivory Coast President, Laurent Gbagbo has started at The Hague on Thursday with African leaders conspicuous by their silence on the issue. Gbago, who will face trial alongside... Read more
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Give Kidero a Fair Hearing, Raila SaysODM leader Raila Odinga on Tuesday said Nairobi Governor Evans Kidero deserves
Give Kidero a Fair Hearing, Raila Says
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ODM leader Raila Odinga on Tuesday said Nairobi Governor Evans Kidero deserves a fair hearing over the bribery allegations facing him, even as Deputy President William Ruto rallied Jubilee supporters to vote him out of office. Dr Kidero is alleged... Read more
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DP Ruto Faults Governors Sh486 Billion Demand, CRA Backs CountiesDeputy President William Ruto on Tuesday differed with governors over their pro
DP Ruto Faults Governors Sh486 Billion Demand, CRA Backs Counties
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 hours ago
Deputy President William Ruto on Tuesday differed with governors over their proposal to have the total revenue allocated to counties raised to Sh486 billion in the coming financial year. The governors' proposal -- tabled during an Intergovernmental... Read more
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It's Decision Time At the National Football Body FKFBy Isaac Swila and David Kwalimwa The next president of Football Kenya Federat
It's Decision Time At the National Football Body FKF
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 hours ago
By Isaac Swila and David Kwalimwa The next president of Football Kenya Federation will be voted into office Wednesday in eagerly anticipated national elections slated for the Safaricom Indoor Arena, Nairobi, from 10am. Positions up for grabs... Read more
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Jubilee MPs Want Nairobi County Accounts AuditedNairobi — In the wake of allegations that Nairobi Governor Evans Kidero may hav
Jubilee MPs Want Nairobi County Accounts Audited
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 hours ago
Nairobi — In the wake of allegations that Nairobi Governor Evans Kidero may have paid Supreme Court Justice Philip Tunoi a bribe of Sh200 million, a section of Jubilee legislators now want the county accounts audited. The MPs led by Kabete's... Read more
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Government to Set Operational Guidelines for Uber and Local Taxis - RutoNairobi — Deputy President William Ruto on Sunday waded into the debate concern
Government to Set Operational Guidelines for Uber and Local Taxis - Ruto
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 hours ago
Nairobi — Deputy President William Ruto on Sunday waded into the debate concerning Uber and conventional taxis. The Deputy President said the government is committed to resolving the impasse that has seen several attacks on Uber drivers in the last... Read more
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Key Ruling in Ruto ICC Case On Recanted Evidence Due FridayNairobi — The ICC Appeals Chamber will on Friday deliver a landmark ruling on t
Key Ruling in Ruto ICC Case On Recanted Evidence Due Friday
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 hours ago
Nairobi — The ICC Appeals Chamber will on Friday deliver a landmark ruling on the use of recanted evidence in the case against Kenya's Deputy President William Ruto and journalist Joshua arap Sang. Ruto and Sang challenged the admission of prior... Read more
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Two Key Rulings to Make or Break ICC Ties With African StatesNairobi — The International Criminal Court (ICC) is set to issue two landmark r
Two Key Rulings to Make or Break ICC Ties With African States
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 hours ago
Nairobi — The International Criminal Court (ICC) is set to issue two landmark rulings that legal experts warn will affect the already waning relationship between the court and African member states. A ruling on application of Rule 68 which allows... Read more
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DP Ruto Cautions Governors On Revenue Allocation DemandsDeputy President William Ruto has said county governments will be allocated fun
DP Ruto Cautions Governors On Revenue Allocation Demands
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 hours ago
Deputy President William Ruto has said county governments will be allocated funds according to available resources. "We should share real money. We cannot share what we do not have," said the Deputy President. He warned that demand for more funds... Read more
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AU Cries Wolf Over ICC WithdrawalA famous Greek fable goes that a young trickster shepherd boy repeatedly cried
AU Cries Wolf Over ICC Withdrawal
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
A famous Greek fable goes that a young trickster shepherd boy repeatedly cried out that he was being attacked by a wolf. The villagers would come out armed to the teeth only for him to laugh until tears rolled down his face. "I was only joking", he... Read more
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Kenyan Politicians Root for NRM in SebeiThe trend of Kenyan politicians crossing over to campaign for NRM presidential
Kenyan Politicians Root for NRM in Sebei
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The trend of Kenyan politicians crossing over to campaign for NRM presidential candidate Museveni went a notch higher at the weekend. Mr Samuel Ole Tunai [Governor, Narok County] and Mr Robert Mukose [Endebes County MP] flew into the Sebei region at... Read more
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AU Adopts Uhuru's Call to Abandon ICCADDIS ABABA- President Uhuru Kenyatta on Sunday urged the African Union to star
AU Adopts Uhuru's Call to Abandon ICC
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ADDIS ABABA- President Uhuru Kenyatta on Sunday urged the African Union to start procedures for pulling out of the International Criminal Court stressing that a ministerial committee should be given the mandate to draw plans for quitting the... Read more
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ICC to Make Key Ruling in Ruto CaseDeputy President William Ruto will know this Friday if the International Crimin
ICC to Make Key Ruling in Ruto Case
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Deputy President William Ruto will know this Friday if the International Criminal Court will admit recanted evidence in the case against him. Last evening, the Appeals Chamber of the Court said it would deliver its ruling on Friday at 6.30pm Kenyan... Read more
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Malawi Should Not Break Ties With International Criminal CourtMalawi government has been advised not to break ties with the International Cri
Malawi Should Not Break Ties With International Criminal Court
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Malawi government has been advised not to break ties with the International Criminal Court (ICC) saying the country should maintain recognising its jurisdiction. CHRR's Munthali says African leaders must stop worshipping impunity A proposal by... Read more
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Road Infrastructure Project Will Transform Mombasa, Coast RegionKenya's second largest city, Mombasa occupies a special place in the national e
Road Infrastructure Project Will Transform Mombasa, Coast Region
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Kenya's second largest city, Mombasa occupies a special place in the national economy. As the host to the country's leading seaport, the city plays the critical role of being the gateway, not just to Kenya but the hinterland that includes Uganda,... Read more
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Munya, Kiraitu Bare Fangs in Meru Supremacy BattleNairobi — Drama unfolded at a meet attended by Deputy President William Ruto in
Munya, Kiraitu Bare Fangs in Meru Supremacy Battle
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Nairobi — Drama unfolded at a meet attended by Deputy President William Ruto in Meru on Saturday after the County governor Peter Munya stormed off. A difference of opinion over the newly created Jubilee Party occasioned his premature... Read more
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Age Likely to Be Key Factor in Kericho ByAs the date for the Kericho Senate by-election draws near, it is becoming clear
Age Likely to Be Key Factor in Kericho By
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
As the date for the Kericho Senate by-election draws near, it is becoming clear that the age factor is likely to be a key factor in choosing the senator. The parties that have nominated candidates to the contest have gone all out to portray their... Read more
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Key House Teams to Be Reconstituted As Session OpensBy John Ngirachu and Isaac Ongiri Three crucial parliamentary committees are s
Key House Teams to Be Reconstituted As Session Opens
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
By John Ngirachu and Isaac Ongiri Three crucial parliamentary committees are set to be reconstituted as the National Assembly and the Senate start their fourth session this week after a lengthy Christmas break. The reconstitution of the Public... Read more
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Defiant Meru Governor Peter Munya Storms Out of Jubilee Party's FundraiserCombative Meru governor on Saturday stormed out of a Jubilee Party fundraiser i
Defiant Meru Governor Peter Munya Storms Out of Jubilee Party's Fundraiser
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Combative Meru governor on Saturday stormed out of a Jubilee Party fundraiser in Nkubu telling the chief guest Deputy President William Ruto that he will not join their new outfit. Governor Peter Munya, who also serves as the Council of Governors... Read more
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What Happened in Addis Over International Criminal Court?A common position by African countries on mass withdrawal from the Internationa
What Happened in Addis Over International Criminal Court?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
A common position by African countries on mass withdrawal from the International Criminal Court will not be reached until June when a committee tasked to engage the UN Security Council reports back. Contrary to reports that 34 African countries... Read more
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Dilemma for Cord As Wetang'ula Set to Launch Bid for the Top SeatFord Kenya leader Moses Wetang'ula will launch his State House bid at the end o
Dilemma for Cord As Wetang'ula Set to Launch Bid for the Top Seat
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Ford Kenya leader Moses Wetang'ula will launch his State House bid at the end of the month and has expressed confidence that he will clinch the Cord ticket in the presidential nominations. Mr Wetang'ula, who is also the Bungoma senator, said his... Read more
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Jubilee Party to Hold Series of Rallies Ahead of March LaunchThe new Jubilee Party has planned 20 county meetings ahead of its launch in Mar
Jubilee Party to Hold Series of Rallies Ahead of March Launch
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
The new Jubilee Party has planned 20 county meetings ahead of its launch in March as the 2017 elections inch closer. The meetings will start in Nairobi on Monday, while Deputy President William Ruto will be in Meru on Saturday for a series of... Read more
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Matsanga Case to Unseal Waki Envelop Referred to CJNairobi — A petition in which activist David Matsanga wants names in the Waki e
Matsanga Case to Unseal Waki Envelop Referred to CJ
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
Nairobi — A petition in which activist David Matsanga wants names in the Waki envelope made public has been referred to the Chief Justice to appoint a three-judge bench. High Court judge Isaac Lenaola says the suit raises weighty constitutional... Read more
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In Politics, There Are Are No Permanent Friends or EnemiesThe Hague trials have proved more than ever to be what we have been told again
In Politics, There Are Are No Permanent Friends or Enemies
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
The Hague trials have proved more than ever to be what we have been told again and again but refused to learn: that in politics there are no permanent friends or enemies, only permanent interests. "Permanent interests" in this case simply means - you... Read more
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Botswana Unmoved On ICCBotswana government has broken ranks with the rest of Africa that wants to with
Botswana Unmoved On ICC
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
Botswana government has broken ranks with the rest of Africa that wants to withdraw their International Criminal Court (ICC) membership. Addressing the media Vice President Mokgweetsi Masisi said Botswana has opted for a friendly disagreement with... Read more
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Africa Take Heed, Mugabe Has SpokenIi is not proper for the UN Security Council (UNSC) to remain superintended by
Africa Take Heed, Mugabe Has Spoken
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
Ii is not proper for the UN Security Council (UNSC) to remain superintended by only five-member countries as if they are supreme beings to the extent that they are unchallengeable. While it is known that the formation of the UN was precipitated by... Read more
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Govt Gives IDPs Sh1 Billion, Closes CampsThe Government on Thursday released Sh1 billion to conclude the resettlement of
Govt Gives IDPs Sh1 Billion, Closes Camps
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
The Government on Thursday released Sh1 billion to conclude the resettlement of all the remaining Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in the country. This brings to Sh17.5 billion the total amount spent by government to resettle IDPs since... Read more
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Final Camps Shut As Sh1 Billion Given to Re-Settle IDPsNairobi — The government has released Sh1,052,200,000 to conclude the resettlem
Final Camps Shut As Sh1 Billion Given to Re-Settle IDPs
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
Nairobi — The government has released Sh1,052,200,000 to conclude the resettlement of all the remaining Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in the country. Addressing representatives of the IDPs at his Karen residence, Deputy President William Ruto... Read more
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Leaders Ignore Africa's Problems in Pursuit of ImmunityThe 26th African Union Heads of State Summit convened in Addis Ababa last week
Leaders Ignore Africa's Problems in Pursuit of Immunity
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
The 26th African Union Heads of State Summit convened in Addis Ababa last week with an overloaded agenda. Burundi is threatening to regress into civil war and genocide, forcing the continental body to seriously consider the unprecedented step of... Read more
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Kiambu Headed for Stormy CampaignsThe many reported cases of violence in the county are causing concerns among re
Kiambu Headed for Stormy Campaigns
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
The many reported cases of violence in the county are causing concerns among residents and a section of religious and political leaders. Campaigns for the governor's seat are already in top gear with Kabete MP Ferdinand Waititu promising to unseat... Read more
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The Irony of Violence in Uganda's PoliticsIn the ruling party manifesto, peace and stability are presented as President M
The Irony of Violence in Uganda's Politics
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
In the ruling party manifesto, peace and stability are presented as President Museveni's legacy. However, it is ironic that a re-election campaign built on these claims is now widely associated with so much state-sponsored violence and... Read more
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Bid to Pull Out of ICC Is Deceptive, Ill-ConceivedThe International Criminal Court in The Hague, Netherlands (file photo). The r
Bid to Pull Out of ICC Is Deceptive, Ill-Conceived
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
The International Criminal Court in The Hague, Netherlands (file photo). The resolution by the African Union last week to develop a roadmap for its members to withdraw from the International Criminal Court was a sign of defiance against an agency... Read more
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What Next for Africa and Hague Court?Leaders at the African Union summit recently supported Kenya's proposal for a p
What Next for Africa and Hague Court?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
Leaders at the African Union summit recently supported Kenya's proposal for a pullout from the International Criminal Court (ICC). Rights groups and ordinary Kenyans are concerned that such an idea would breed impunity. At this weekend's AU summit... Read more
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Now, U.S.$2Million Bribe Going Rate for Governor's SeatTwo million dollars -- American, not Zimbabwean -- is a lot of money in any cou
Now, U.S.$2Million Bribe Going Rate for Governor's Seat
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
Two million dollars -- American, not Zimbabwean -- is a lot of money in any country. In the modest economies of East Africa, that kind of money can go a long way. My online currency converter tells me that $2,000,000 is equivalent to Ksh204 million,... Read more
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Japanese Premier Tips Nation to Develop Into Regional Economic GiantJapanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has urged Kenya to emulate his country's tur
Japanese Premier Tips Nation to Develop Into Regional Economic Giant
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has urged Kenya to emulate his country's turnaround strategy that saw it rise from the ashes of World War II after 1945 to become a global economic powerhouse in just a few decades. Through comments addressed to... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
AU backs call for pullout from ICCChad's President Idriss Deby, elected African Union chairman at a two-day summi
AU backs call for pullout from ICC
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 8 days ago
Chad's President Idriss Deby, elected African Union chairman at a two-day summit in Ethiopia, criticised the court for focusing on Africa. "Elsewhere in the world, many things happen - many flagrant violations of human rights - but nobody cares,"... Read more
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AU Backs Ethiopian FM for WHO Director GeneralThe Executive Council of the African Union on Friday (January 29) endorsed the
AU Backs Ethiopian FM for WHO Director General
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
The Executive Council of the African Union on Friday (January 29) endorsed the candidature of Dr. Tedros Adhanom for the post of the Director General of the World Health Organization. His candidature is expected to be endorsed by the AU Assembly of... Read more
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African Leaders to Withdraw Membership From ICCAfrican leaders have backed a Kenyan proposal pushing for a pullout from the In
African Leaders to Withdraw Membership From ICC
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
African leaders have backed a Kenyan proposal pushing for a pullout from the International Criminal Court, leaders said Sunday, repeating claims it unfairly targets the continent. Chad's President Idriss Deby, elected African Union chairman at the... Read more
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Bashir, Zuma Hug, Happily Shake Hands At AU MeetingBy Carien Du Plessis, News24 Correspondent International Criminal Court fugiti
Bashir, Zuma Hug, Happily Shake Hands At AU Meeting
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
By Carien Du Plessis, News24 Correspondent International Criminal Court fugitive Sudanese president Omar al-Bashir's controversial visit to South Africa last year has added fuel to the push by some African Union member states to withdraw from the... Read more
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Recent International Criminal Court Developments On Kenya, South AfricaWhen the International Criminal Court's member countries gathered in November 2
Recent International Criminal Court Developments On Kenya, South Africa
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
When the International Criminal Court's member countries gathered in November 2015 for their annual meeting, both Kenya and South Africa raised issues about developments at the ICC over the previous year that affected their countries. Kenya raised... Read more
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African Press Review 1 February 2016Newly free of US and European Union sanctions, Iran is attempting to carve out
African Press Review 1 February 2016
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
Newly free of US and European Union sanctions, Iran is attempting to carve out a niche in the east African petrol industry. Three leading candidates in the Ugandan presidential race have called for an end to vote rigging. Ethiopia faces its worst... Read more
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International Business Times
African Union Summit: Conflicts plaguing the continent high on the agenda IBTimes UK looks at the various items on the agenda that were discussed during
African Union Summit: Conflicts plaguing the continent high on the agenda
International Business Times / Posted 9 days ago
IBTimes UK looks at the various items on the agenda that were discussed during the 26th Ordinary Summit of the Heads of State and Government of the African Union (AU) in Addis Ababa, which was scheduled for two days and ended yesterday (31 January... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Al Bashir, Zuma hug, happily shake hands at AU meetingCarien du Plessis, News24 Correspondent Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir (Gia
Al Bashir, Zuma hug, happily shake hands at AU meeting
News 24 South Africa / Posted 9 days ago
Carien du Plessis, News24 Correspondent Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir (Gianluigi Guercia, AFP) Addis Ababa - International Criminal Court (ICC) fugitive Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir’s controversial visit to South Africa last year has added... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
African leaders back push for ICC pull outChad's President Idriss Deby, elected African Union chairman at the two-day sum
African leaders back push for ICC pull out
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 9 days ago
Chad's President Idriss Deby, elected African Union chairman at the two-day summit, criticised the court for focusing its efforts on African leaders. "Elsewhere in the world, many things happen -- many flagrant violations of human rights -- but... Read more
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President Uhuru Kenyatta Returns From Ethiopia After Attending AU SummitPresident Uhuru Kenyatta jetted back into the country after the close of the 26
President Uhuru Kenyatta Returns From Ethiopia After Attending AU Summit
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
President Uhuru Kenyatta jetted back into the country after the close of the 26th African Union Summit during which the status of Africa's relations with the International Criminal Court (ICC) and regional security concerns were given... Read more
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AU Backs Kenyatta's Call to Withdraw From Rome StatuteThe African Union has adopted, without amendments, a proposal by President Uhur
AU Backs Kenyatta's Call to Withdraw From Rome Statute
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
The African Union has adopted, without amendments, a proposal by President Uhuru Kenyatta to develop a roadmap for withdrawal from the Rome Statute. Speaking during the 26th AU Summit meeting in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, President Kenyatta said he was... Read more
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Uhuru Asks AU to Develop a Roadmap for Withdrawal From ICCNairobi — President Uhuru Kenyatta has asked the African Union (AU) to develop
Uhuru Asks AU to Develop a Roadmap for Withdrawal From ICC
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
Nairobi — President Uhuru Kenyatta has asked the African Union (AU) to develop a roadmap for withdrawal from the International Criminal Court (ICC). Delivering his speech to the African Union Assembly on Sunday President Kenyatta said the ICC has... Read more
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AU Adopts President Uhuru's Proposal for ICC Mass WithdrawalAddis Ababa, Ethiopia — The African Union Sunday adopted a proposal by Presiden
AU Adopts President Uhuru's Proposal for ICC Mass Withdrawal
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia — The African Union Sunday adopted a proposal by President Uhuru Kenyatta for the AU to develop a road map for the withdrawal of African nations from the Rome Statute. The proposal was adopted together with a report by the AU... Read more
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Leaving ICC Is Not an Option for AfricaThe proposal by leaders at the African Union to move forward a policy of "colle
Leaving ICC Is Not an Option for Africa
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
The proposal by leaders at the African Union to move forward a policy of "collective withdrawal" from the Rome Statute, the foundational treaty of member states to the International Criminal Court (ICC), is a source of real concern. African... Read more
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Kanu Threatens to Spoil Party for JAP in KerichoBy Timothy Kemei and Patrick Langat The resurgence of Senator Gideon Moi's Kan
Kanu Threatens to Spoil Party for JAP in Kericho
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
By Timothy Kemei and Patrick Langat The resurgence of Senator Gideon Moi's Kanu in the South Rift, support of teachers and questions around the political inexperience of Jubilee candidate Aaron Cheruiyot threaten to complicate things for Deputy... Read more
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