Recent Kenya Reports

Uhuru Muigai Kenyatta at the Status conference on 8 October 2014. The Defence seeks acquittal for President Kenyatta as prosecutors seek adjournment until Kenyan authorities come up with missing evidence. Photo courtesy ICC/Flickr.

Kenyan President’s Lawyers Clash with Prosecutors

IWPR Reporter | Nairobi
Defence seeks acquittal for President Kenyatta as prosecutors seek adjournment until Kenyan authorities come up with missing evidence.

ICC witness tell judges he decided not to go through with false testimony. Image Courtesy Vincent van Zeijst, Wikimedia Commons.

ICC Witness Tells of Bribe to Incriminate Ruto

J.J. Wangui | Nairobi
Witness says he decided not to go through with false testimony.

Civil society experts warn that allowing a presidential staffer to sit on the selection board for top police chiefs looks like a reverse for efforts to depoliticise the force. Photo courtesy of Daudi Were/Flickr.

Legal Change Seen as Threat to Police Independence

Ally Jamah | Nairobi
IWPR Security Series
Allowing the president to sit on the selection board for top police chiefs looks like a reverse for efforts to depoliticise the force.

Koch FM studio discussion highlights failings in the justice process and provides vital information on reporting crime. Photo by Matthew Rhodes/IWPR.

IWPR Radio Debate Addresses Sexual Violence in Nairobi Slum

IWPR Reporter | Nairobi
Show highlights failings in the justice process and provides vital information on reporting crime.

Fears about the government’s ability to address land issues have not been assuaged by its response to the recent trouble in the coastal region of Lamu. Photo of Lamu coastline courtesy of Cessna206/Flickr.

Law Not Enough to Unravel Kenyan Land Disputes

Wanja Gathu | Nairobi
IWPR Kenya Security Series
Government urged not to politicise or oversimplify deep-rooted problems.