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Caption: School children in Kenya are being increasingly targeted by efforts to radicalise the country's youth. (Photo: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Poland)
Wanja Gathu
13 Nov 14
Schools and mosques become the focus as Islamic militants seek to exploit local grievances.
Kenya's Rift Valley. Despite new legislation, resolving disputes over land ownership will pose significant challenges. (Photo: Greg Westfall
Wanja Gathu
30 Sep 14
Government urged not to politicise or oversimplify deep-rooted problems.
William Ruto in an ICC courtroom in The Hague. (Photo: ICC-CPI/Flickr)
Wanja Gathu
26 Sep 14
Witness claims promises of life abroad and education for his children persuaded him to incriminate defendants.
Wanja Gathu
23 Aug 14
Observers warn that wide-ranging changes are needed to combat recent wave of militant strikes.
 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 High Court in Nairobi. (Photo: Ting Chen Wing/Flickr)
Wanja Gathu
27 May 14
Recent murders of women who testified against a man accused of violent crime expose serious flaws in the system.
Legal experts have welcomed the ruling in the Wambora case as a chance for the judiciary to re-establish its power. (Photo: Ting Chen Wing/Flickr)
Wanja Gathu
29 Apr 14
Some lawyers say it was wise to rein in legislators, but warn against judges meddling in politics.
Chief Justice Willy Mutunga has sought to tackle several weaknesses in Kenya's justice system. (Photo: Ford Foundation/Flickr)
Wanja Gathu
17 Apr 14
Recent dismissals further increase dissatisfaction with national justice system.