Kenyan president Uhuru Kenyatta, whose trial is scheduled to start on October 7th, denies orchestrating post-election violence in 2008 in which some 1,200 people died. Photograph: Tiksa Negeri/Reuters

As the International Criminal Court (ICC) meets today amid claims that Kenya has deliberately obstructed the trial of its president, Uhuru Kenyatta(...)

 A member of the bomb squad measures the distance between two blast sites after twin improvised explosive devices (IED) went off in Gikomba market. Photograph:  Christena Dowsett/Getty Images

Authorities in Kenya said 10 people had died in two explosions in the capital, Nairobi, today, heightening fears of terrorist attacks in one of Africa(...)

Lawyer Fergal Gaynor, who appeared in the International Criminal Court on behalf of the victims of the violence which swept Kenya after the 2008 elections. Photograph: Clara Sanchiz

“When a machete lands on a human head, it can take many blows to kill . . .” Those were the first words of lawyer Fergal Gaynor when he rose la(...)

Kenya’s president Uhuru Kenyatta is pleading not guilty to five counts of crimes against humanity for allegedly masterminding the 2008 post-election violence that left over 1,200 people dead and 250,000 displaced. Photograph:  Reuters

Judges at the International Criminal Court (ICC) stepped back from the brink yesterday and refused to throw out charges of crimes against humanity aga(...)

The African Union has urged Uhuru  Kenyatta to boycott his trial 
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– something he has refused to do. Photograph: Tiksa Negeri(ETHIOPIA - Tags: POLITICS)
/Reuters

Judges at the International Criminal Court (ICC) have been urged by its prosecutor not to dismiss charges of crimes against humanity against Kenyan pr(...)

South Sudan’s president Salva Kiir (left)  meets with Kenya’s 
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president Uhuru Kenyatta during peace talks in the capital, Juba. Photograph: Hakim George/Reuters

As Kenyan president Uhuru Kenyatta continues to burnish his reputation as a pro-western troubleshooter by brokering peace talks in South Sudan, he wil(...)

From left: Ethiopia’s prime minister, Hailemariam Desalegn, South Sudan’s president, Salva Kiir, and Kenya’s president, Uhuru Kenyatta, meet in the South Sudanese capital Juba yesterday. Photograph: Reuters/Hakim George

Rebels in South Sudan have seized some oil wells and may damage them, the petroleum ministry said, as African leaders met President Salva Kiir to try (...)

Kenyan president Uhuru Kenyatta is due to become the first sitting president to be placed in the dock of the International Criminal Court. Photograph: Reuters/Noor Khamis

The trial of Kenyan president Uhuru Kenyatta for crimes against humanity has been put off until February next, in the latest round of a case increasin(...)

 William Ruto: he  said  he would continue to cooperate with the ICC despite a call from African leaders for the prosecution of President Uhuru Kenyatta to be halted. Photograph: Phil Nijhuis/Reuters

Kenya’s deputy president William Ruto must attend all sessions of his trial at the International Criminal Court (ICC) for crimes against humanity, unl(...)

Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta  talks to Kenyan delegates about Africa’s relationship with the International Criminal Court, in Ethiopia’s capital, Addis Ababa, at the weekend.  Photograph: Tiksa Negeri/Reuters

African leaders stopped short of withdrawing their nations from the International Criminal Court (ICC) this weekend, but they rallied around Kenya’s (...)