The Institute for War and Peace Reporting and the Wayamo Communication Foundation have come together to host an international panel discussion at Strathmore University Auditorium on 24 May 2013. The panel discussion will feature a range of opinions on the ICC proceedings in The Hague and their impact in Kenya, and will include guests such as Kenya’s Attorney General, and representatives from The International Criminal Court and Civil Society.
Female candidates say underhand tactics were used to discredit their campaigns.
New leadership needs to move from ethnically-based politics to a more inclusive form of government, experts say.
Kenya’s Deputy President William Ruto wants trial date postponed, and asks to be excused from attending in person.
Despite widespread fears of violence, the country’s general election in March went off peacefully. Five years ago, Kibera slum on the outskirts of Nairobi was among the areas worst hit by the bloodshed that engulfed Kenya in the aftermath of the country’s last election in December 2007. Following a peaceful vote this time around, residents have praised the efforts of one local activist, known as Solo 7.
Court may find it harder to pursue outreach activities now that two suspects hold high office.
Was enough done to counter incitement and threats that spread online during recent elections?
Kenyan president’s bid to get Hague case thrown out is rejected by judges.
Thousands of people displaced by 2007-08 electoral violence are still waiting for help.
Was President Museveni expressing genuine African resentment of the court, or just manoeuvring to position himself as regional leader?
Winning electoral team held up as model of ethnic cooperation, but that isn’t quite reflected on the ground.
Kenyan Poll Verdict Supreme Court ruling that Uhuru Kenyatta won presidency sparks protests in Kisumu, but business owners welcome end to uncertainty.
After a 14-day legal battle following Kenya’s presidential election, the Supreme Court removed the final obstacle for Uhuru Kenyatta to assume the presidency.
Strong campaigning from president-elect won him votes in areas usually dominated by his main rival.
As Supreme Court weighs legal challenge to poll results, many voters just want clarity one way or the other.
While critics say reporting was too soft, many in the industry say discretion reflected a responsible approach.
Western governments warned against electing Uhuru Kenyatta, but what should they do now that he looks certain to become president?
Dropping of charges against Kenyan suspect raises serious questions about role of witnesses.
Only three Kenyan defendants remain at the International Criminal Court after ICC Chief Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda announced that she was dropping charges against Francis Kirimi Muthaura at a March 11 Status Conference in The Hague.
Kenya’s electoral body IEBC released its final tally for Kenya’s March 4 presidential election, giving Uhuru Kenyatta just over 50% of the vote.