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Two Top Kenyan Officials Resign Over ICC Charges

Posted January 26th, 2012 at 9:25 am (UTC-5)
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Two top Kenyan officials have resigned their posts, after the International Criminal Court said they must stand trial for crimes against humanity. Francis Muthaura is stepping down as civil service chief, while Uhuru Kenyatta is resigning as finance minister. Kenyatta will retain his post as deputy prime minister. Kenyatta, Muthaura, former education minister William Ruto […]

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South Sudan, Kenya Sign Pipeline Deal

Posted January 25th, 2012 at 8:10 am (UTC-5)
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South Sudan and Kenya have signed an agreement to build a oil pipeline to a Kenyan port, a move that could end the south’s reliance on facilities of northern neighbor Sudan. A memorandum of understanding was signed in the southern capital, Juba, late Tuesday in the presence of South Sudan President Salva Kiir and Kenyan […]

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ICC Charges Four Prominent Kenyans in Post-Election Violence

Posted January 23rd, 2012 at 6:40 pm (UTC-5)
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The International Criminal Court at the Hague ruled Monday that four prominent Kenyans, including two who are likely to seek the presidency, must stand trial for crimes related to the deadly violence that followed the disputed 2007 presidential election. Among those facing trial is Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Uhuru Kenyatta, who is the […]

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ICC Orders 4 Kenyans to Stand Trial

Posted January 23rd, 2012 at 11:55 am (UTC-5)
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The International Criminal Court has ordered four prominent Kenyans to stand trial on charges they helped organize deadly post-election violence four years ago. The court ruled Monday that there is sufficient evidence to proceed with cases against Deputy Prime Minister Uhuru Kenyatta, former education minister William Ruto, civil service chief Francis Muthaura, and radio broadcaster […]

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ICC Orders 4 Kenyans to Stand Trial

Posted January 23rd, 2012 at 10:05 am (UTC-5)
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The International Criminal Court has ordered four prominent Kenyans to stand trial on charges they helped organize deadly post-election violence four years ago. The court ruled Monday that there is sufficient evidence to proceed with cases against Deputy Prime Minister Uhuru Kenyatta, former education minister William Ruto, civil service chief Francis Muthaura, and radio broadcaster […]

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ICC Orders 4 Kenyans to Stand Trial

Posted January 23rd, 2012 at 7:45 am (UTC-5)
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The International Criminal Court has ordered four prominent Kenyans to stand trial on charges they helped organize deadly post-election violence in their country four years ago. The Hague-based court said Monday that there is sufficient evidence to proceed with trials against Deputy Prime Minister Uhuru Kenyatta, former education minister William Ruto, Cabinet Secretary Francis Muthaura, […]

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ICC Orders 4 Kenyans to Stand Trial

Posted January 23rd, 2012 at 6:45 am (UTC-5)
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The International Criminal Court has ordered four prominent Kenyans to stand trial over accusations that they helped organize deadly post-election violence in their country four years ago. The Hague-based court confirmed the charges against four of the six suspects without naming any of them. Prosecutors had presented evidence to the court last year for the […]

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ICC to Decide Monday on Trial for Top Kenyan Officials

Posted January 20th, 2012 at 6:05 am (UTC-5)
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The International Criminal Court says it will decide on Monday whether six prominent Kenyans will go on trial for crimes against humanity. The Hague-based court said Friday that it will hold a public hearing to announce whether there is enough evidence to try any or all of the men. The six suspects, which include current […]

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Kenyan Court Sets Two Possible Dates for Elections

Posted January 13th, 2012 at 6:50 am (UTC-5)
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Kenya’s High Court has ruled that general elections must be held by March 2013, unless the country’s fragile power-sharing government is dissolved before that date. The date of the elections has sparked heated debate in Kenya. The country’s new constitution, passed in 2010, fixed the next polls for August 14 of this year. But some […]

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Attack in Kenya Kills 6 Near Somali Border

Posted January 12th, 2012 at 7:55 am (UTC-5)
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Police in northeastern Kenya say an attack near the Somali border has killed at least six people, including four police officers. Authorities said gunmen opened fire and threw an explosive device at a police camp in the town of Gerille late Wednesday. Local officials say the dead included an immigration officer and a civilian. They […]

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