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The Truth, Justice and Reconciliation Commission (TJRC) report was submitted to Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta (right) in May 2013. (Photo: Capital FM)
an IWPR reporter in Kenya
28 Jul 14
Analysts believe recommendations in key report could reduce tensions which have surfaced after recent bloodshed.
Fifteen AU states need to ratify the treaty before the court can be set up. (Photo: Sean Gallup/Getty Images)
J.J. Wangui
26 Jul 14
Granting top officials immunity from prosecution is likely to restrict Western donor support.
 A maize farmer in Kisumu, Kenya. Questions have been raised about the emphasis on traditional methods to resolve land ownership disputes. (Photo: Neil Palmer, CIAT/Flickr)
Wanja Gathu
25 Jul 14
Questions raised about emphasis on traditional methods to resolve ownership disputes.
The NCIC says its capacity is too limited to pursue investigations on a national scale. (Photo: Edward Scotcher/Flickr)
Lilian Ochieng
19 Jul 14
Under-resourced commission struggles to curb dangerous rhetoric, which has increased following recent violence.
J.J. Wangui
11 Jul 14
Defence team counters that requests for information are no more than “fishing expedition”.
J.J. Wangui
27 Jun 14
Latest prosecution witness continues narrative of how violence unfolded after 2007 election.
Kenyans displaced by the 2007-08 unrest at Shalom City, a camp on the outskirts of Naivasha. (Photo: Mothers Fighting For Others/Flickr)
an IWPR reporter in Kenya
26 Jun 14
Prospect of aid is welcomed, but those who suffered wonder why it has taken so long to begin assessing their needs.
William Ruto's lawyers Karim Khan and Shyamala Alagendra consult during proceedings against their client. (Photo: ICC-CPI/Flickr)
J.J. Wangui
25 Jun 14
Trial of Kenyan deputy president hears of 2007 tensions in the run-up to violence.
The opposition Coalition for Reforms and Democracy (CORD) headed by former prime minister Raila Odinga has been holding a series of political rallies designed to pressure the government on its handling of the security crisis. (Photo: CSIS/Flickr)
Judie Kaberia, Nzau Musau
24 Jun 14
Trading accusations about who was responsible for twin strikes in coastal towns could fuel tensions.
More than two thousand members of the ethnic Maasai community gathered in Kajiado to protest against Kenyan laws criminalising female genital mutilation. (Photo: Muthoni Njuki/Capital FM)
Judie Kaberia
23 Jun 14
Community leaders suspected of instigating recent demonstrations supporting outlawed practice.