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Local herdsman watch over as their goats drink from the river. (Photo: Robert Wanjala)
16 Sep 14
Calls for proper local consultations on construction projects.
Kenyatta’s lawyers Steven Kay (left). (Photo: ICC-CPI/Flickr)
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)
5 Sep 14
Fatou Bensouda tells judges that Nairobi continues to withhold information, but she refuses to drop case against Kenyan president.
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)
20 Aug 14
Participants encouraged to write in-depth pieces for their own media outlets.
Primary School in Kibera, Kenya. (Photo: Erica Hagen/Flickr)
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)
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)
1 Aug 14
News outlets argue they wanted to avoid providing a platform for possible incitement.
The Truth, Justice and Reconciliation Commission (TJRC) report was submitted to Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta (right) in May 2013. (Photo: Capital FM)
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)
26 Jul 14
Granting top officials immunity from prosecution is likely to restrict Western donor support.