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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)
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.
 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)
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)
19 Jul 14
Under-resourced commission struggles to curb dangerous rhetoric, which has increased following recent violence.
11 Jul 14
Defence team counters that requests for information are no more than “fishing expedition”.
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)
26 Jun 14
Prospect of aid is welcomed, but those who suffered wonder why it has taken so long to begin assessing their needs.
26 Jun 14
Fears over hate speech as Kenya’s Director of Public Prosecutions Intervenes
William Ruto's lawyers Karim Khan and Shyamala Alagendra consult during proceedings against their client. (Photo: ICC-CPI/Flickr)
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)
24 Jun 14
Trading accusations about who was responsible for twin strikes in coastal towns could fuel tensions.