Recent Kenya Reports

Eldoret International Airport. UN expert witness Lars Bromley  singled out a church in the Kiambaa area of Eldoret which was burnt down on New Year’s Day 2008, killing approximately 35 people. Photo courtesy of Todaysart/Flickr.

Expert ICC Witness Pinpoints Rift Valley Arson Attacks

JJ Wangui | Nairobi
UN expert says 500 buildings deliberately burnt down as defendants’ lawyers challenge accuracy of satellite imaging.

Orange Democratic Movement supporters scramble for a portrait of Raila Odinga one of the presidential candidates in Kenya's disputed December 2007 general election. Photo courtesy of DEMOSH/Flickr.

ICC Witness Describes Rift Valley Threats, Evictions

JJ Wangui | Nairobi
Court hears that Kalenjin leaders urged Kikuyus to leave and go back “to their homes”.

“There was someone in control” as marauding youth launched into violence, protected witness tells ICC. A house that once belonged to a Kikuyu family living near Eldoret was burned by neighbors from the Kalenjin tribe during the 2007 election violence. Photo by Kate Cummings, courtesy of The Advocacy Project/Flickr.

Witness Describes “System” of Kenya Attacks

IWPR Reporter | Nairobi
“There was someone in control” as marauding youth launched into violence, protected witness tells ICC.

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta speaks during a 2013 meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping in Beijing's Great Hall of the People. Critics say far-reaching audit is needed in Kenya to streamline a system that employs some 700,000 people. Photo by How Hwee Young-Pool/Getty Images.

Kenya’s Public Wage Bill Needs Cuts

IWPR Reporter | Nairobi
Critics say far-reaching audit is needed to streamline a system that employs some 700,000 people.

A lawyer who represents a Kenyan former journalist wanted by the International Criminal Court (ICC) on charges of interfering with its witnesses has told IWPR that his client, Walter Barasa (right), will not be extradited to The Hague this year. Photo courtesy of Capital FM Kenya.

ICC Suspect Won’t be Extradited Soon – Lawyer

Bernard Momanyi | Nairobi
Lawyer for former journalist is challenging arrest warrant on several fronts.

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