Africa

17 Apr 14
Rights groups warn that counter-terror crackdown will discriminate against Somalis while bringing few tangible security gains.
Chief Justice Willy Mutunga has sought to tackle several weaknesses in Kenya's justice system. (Photo: Ford Foundation/Flickr)
17 Apr 14
Recent dismissals further increase dissatisfaction with national justice system.
Courtside
14 Apr 14
But defendants’ lawyers challenge accuracy of satellite imaging.
Courtside
9 Apr 14
Court hears that Kalenjin leaders urged Kikuyus to leave and go back “to their homes”.
Courtside
4 Apr 14
“There was someone in control” as marauding youth launched into violence, protected witness tells ICC.
Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta speaks during a 2013 meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping in Beijing's Great Hall of the People. (Photo: How Hwee Young-Pool/Getty Images)
4 Apr 14
Critics say far-reaching audit is needed to streamline a system that employs some 700,000 people.
Shortly after being informed of the ICC warrant on October 2, Attorney General Githu Muigai issued a statement that the Kenyan judiciary would rule on Barasa's arrest. (Photo: The Standard) ICC Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda speaking to the press after prosecutors in The Hague charged Walter Osapiri Barasa for “corruptly influencing” the testimony of three protected witnesses in the case against Deputy President William Ruto and former journalist Joshua Arap Sang. (Photo: Matthew Rhodes, IWPR) Refuged children near Rutshuru in North Kivu province in DRC. (Photo: IWPR) Former Ivory Coast leader Laurent Gbagbo appears at the International Criminal Court, December 5, 2011. (Photo: ICC-CPI/AP Photo/Peter Dejong) Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta speaks during a 2013 meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping in Beijing's Great Hall of the People. (Photo: How Hwee Young-Pool/Getty Images) Like many radio stations in eastern DRC, RTNC is seriously under-resourced, with limited means to produce and broadcast programmes. Equipment and working conditions are rudimentary. (Photo: Mélanie Gouby)
Mineral-rich North Kivu, one of three provinces where the government has banned mining. (Photo: Lisa Clifford/IRIN) William Ruto in an International Criminal Court courtroom in The Hague. (Photo: Bas Czerwinski, ICC-CPI/Flickr) Kenyan police are "ill-equipped" ahead of elections. (Photo: DEMOSH/Flickr)  ICC Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda at press conference regarding the Ruto and Sang trial, which opens 10 September 2013. (Photo: ICC-CPI) A baby is left unattended while it's mother pans for gold in a river. (Photo: IWPR) Incumbent Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda and her predecessor Luis Moreno-Ocampo. (Photo: ICC-CPI/Flickr)