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ICC Lets Kenyan Vice-President Skip Court Appearances

ICC Lets Kenyan Vice-President Skip Court Appearances

Judges accused of bowing to political pressure after deciding that Kenya’s deputy president can stay away from most of his trial. By Felix Olick | Kenya,  and  Simon Jennings | ICC International legal experts and human rights groups in Kenya have strongly criticised a decision by judges at the International Criminal Court, ICC, for their […]

ICC’s Funders Seek Greater Efficiency

ICC’s Funders Seek Greater Efficiency

As the court asks for a bigger budget, it will need to consider where cost savings can be made. By Blake Evans-Pritchard, Simon Jennings | International Justice – ICC The gleaming new front desk which greets visitors as they enter the International Criminal Court’s, ICC, Hague-based headquarters does not exactly scream austerity. Renovating the entrance […]

Kenyan Chief Attorney Locks Horns With ICC

Kenyan Chief Attorney Locks Horns With ICC

By  Robert Wanjala | Kenya As Kenya’s president and two other suspects prepare to face trial at the International Criminal Court in The Hague, Attorney General Githu Muigai has disputed claims by prosecutors that his country is not cooperating as much as it should.  Debate The heated exchange took place during a public debate held […]

Kenyatta’s Winning Game

Kenyatta’s Winning Game

As Uhuru Kenyatta is confirmed as president, experts say a strong campaign landed him many votes in areas usually dominated by his main rival. By Bernard Momanyi | The AfricaPaper Nairobi, Kenya – Political analysts in Kenya say Uhuru Kenyatta’s election as president is largely due to energetic campaigning which won him significant numbers of […]

$18M for Secondary Education in Developing Countries

$18M for Secondary Education in Developing Countries

By Meredith Klein  Chicago, IL – A partnership of five philanthropic organizations announced nearly $8 million in grants and a commitment of an additional $10 million in 2013 for innovative projects that will increase the participation, quality, and relevance of secondary education for economically disadvantaged and marginalized children in developing countries. Philanthropies The MacArthur Foundation, […]

ELECTION: KENYATTA’S KENYA

ELECTION: KENYATTA’S KENYA

    The AfricaPaper | Kenya   NAIROBI – Kenyans waited four days for the outcome of the election. It was a tense atmosphere full of political speculations. An election that many around the world monitored with keen interest, but finally, Uhuru Kenyatta has been elected to serve the same office his father held 40 […]

Unidentified Rapists Robbed Women and Threatened to Shoot

Unidentified Rapists Robbed Women and Threatened to Shoot

  The AfricaPaper | KANERE Kakuma Refugee Camp, KENYA –  A Somali woman aged 50 was gang raped, while two others aged 36 and 37 suffered similar assaults at gunpoint in Kakuma 3 settlement area. Rapist Habbi Moha was raped at her homestead while Wami and Sopa (not real names) suffered a similar assault outside […]

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SENEGAL – Court reconfirms election results Senegal’s Constitutional Court has released the final results for the West African country’s first round of presidential elections. The results read to journalists on Tuesday reconfirmed provisional results from last week that dealt President Abdoulaye Wade a significant blow. Senegal’s aging leader, who had boasted he would win the […]

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