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Soldiers positioned outside the Westgate mall in Nairobi, September 2013. (Photo courtesy of Capital FM)
Judie Kaberia, Simon Jennings
22 Sep 14
Analysts say authorities have failed to design a coherent counter-terrorism policy.
Wilfred Nderitu (right) was appointed to represent victims in the case against Kenya's deputy president, William Ruto, and former broadcaster, Joshua Arap Sang. (Photo: ICC-CPI/Flickr)
Blake Evans-Pritchard, Simon Jennings, J.J. Wangui
22 Sep 14
Concern at trend towards assigning lawyers to represent victims rather than letting them choose their own.
Local herdsman watch over as their goats drink from the river. (Photo: Robert Wanjala)
Robert Wanjala
16 Sep 14
Calls for proper local consultations on construction projects.
Kenyatta’s lawyers Steven Kay (left). (Photo: ICC-CPI/Flickr)
IWPR
11 Sep 14
Defence team argues that prosecutors have already had a long adjournment and that the case should now be closed for want of evidence.
Deputy Prosecutor James Stewart, ICC Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda, Amady Ba and Emeric Rogier, of the Office of the Prosecutor (Photo: Coalition for the ICC, Flickr)
an IWPR reporter in Kenya
5 Sep 14
Fatou Bensouda tells judges that Nairobi continues to withhold information, but she refuses to drop case against Kenyan president.
Wanja Gathu
23 Aug 14
Observers warn that wide-ranging changes are needed to combat recent wave of militant strikes.
IWPR training session in Nigeria lead by Dayo Aiyetan. (Photo: IWPR)
IWPR staff
20 Aug 14
Participants encouraged to write in-depth pieces for their own media outlets.
Primary School in Kibera, Kenya. (Photo: Erica Hagen/Flickr)
Catherine Chumo
12 Aug 14
Government urged to make greater efforts to ensure education for those with special needs.
President Yoweri Museveni signed Uganda's Anti-Homosexuality Act in February 2014. (Photo: Chip Somodevilla, Getty Images)
an IWPR reporter in Kenya
2 Aug 14
Despite offering a less repressive environment, Kenya too bans homosexual acts.
CORD supporters gather at a by-election rally in Nairobi on July 29, 2014. (Photo: Capital FM)
Judie Kaberia, Kioko Kivandi
1 Aug 14
News outlets argue they wanted to avoid providing a platform for possible incitement.

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