A man takes a photograph with his smartphone of a painting depicting US president Barack Obama and his Kenyan counterpart Uhuru Kenyatta at the Pre-Global Entrepreneurship Summit in Nairobi on Thursday, on the eve of Obama’s visit to Kenya. Photograph: Simon Maina/AFP/Getty Images 1:34

When Air Force One touches down in Nairobi today and US president Barack Obama springs down the steps to meet his counterpart, Uhuru Kenyatta, he will(...)

War crimes prosecutors have withdrawn charges against Kenyan president Uhuru Kenyatta at the ICC. Photograph: EPA/Daniel Irungu/File photo

Prosecutors at the International Criminal Court withdrew their crimes against humanity charges against Kenyan president Uhuru Kenyatta on Friday.Judge(...)

Rescue workers walk near a Nairobi-bound bus that was ambushed outside Mandera town, near Kenya’s border with Somalia and Ethiopia yesterday. Photograph: Reuters

Kenyan security forces have pursued and killed more than 100 militants and destroyed their camp in Somalia after the ambush of a Nairobi-bound bus tha(...)

Kenyan president Uhuru Kenyatta was charged after more than 1,200 people died in post-election violence. Photograph: Peter De Jong/EPA

In the end, it was the symbolism that mattered most yesterday.Whether Uhuru Kenyatta became the first sitting president to appear before the Internati(...)

Kenyan president Uhuru Kenyatta appears before the International Criminal Court in The Hague today. Photograph: Peter de Jong/EPA

Lawyers for Kenyan president Uhuru Kenyatta asked the International Criminal Court to acquit him of crimes against humanity charges for a lack of evi(...)

Uhuru Kenyatta, dressed in blue, arrives at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport yesterday as he departs to attend the hearing at the International Criminal Court at The Hague. Photograph: Noor Khamis/Reuters

The decision by Kenya’s president Uhuru Kenyatta to step down temporarily to avoid becoming the first sitting president to appear before the Internati(...)

Kenya’s president Uhuru Kenyatta appointing deputy president William Ruto as acting president while he attends the International Criminal Court status conference at the Hague. Photograph: PSCU Handout via Reuters

Kenya’s president said today he would attend a hearing at the International Criminal Court this week, the first sitting world leader to appear in The (...)

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(...)

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(...)

 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(...)