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Bensouda warns Burundi

The Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) Fatou Bensouda has warned that she will open investigations in Burundi if the ongoing pre-election violence in the country reaches a threshold that is worth ICC intervention. In a statement released on Friday May 8, Bensouda reminded Burundi that being a state party to the Rome Statute, her office has an obligation ...

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Rongai IDP’s leader happy with termination of Uhuru ICC case

A leader of the persons who were internally displaced (IDP’s) following the post election violence (PEV) of 2007/2008 and who are currently residing in Rongai, has welcomed the termination of President Uhuru Kenyatta’s case at the International Criminal Court (ICC). Robert Opiyo who is the Secretary General of the victims who got settled at the Gicheha Farm says he is ...

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Mungiki in the eyes of Bensouda – Part 3

According to the Office of the Prosecutor at the International Criminal Court (ICC), the Mungiki took an oath in 2007 to protect the interests of the GEMA community but to specifically “ensure that the Presidency remained within Kikuyu hands.” A pre-trial brief the office released in January this year says the oath was part of the initiation procedures that its ...

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Mungiki in the eyes of Bensouda – Part 2

The Office of the Prosecutor (OTP) claims that the Mungiki had an organized leadership structure which streamed all the way to the village level. This structure was respected and the members’ adherence to it was absolute. It names Maina Njenga, Charles Ndung’u Wagacha and Maina Kang’ethe Diambo as some of the key leaders of the group. • Maina Njenga: He ...

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Use social media responsibly, varsity don advices students

The Dean of students at Egerton University has advised students at the institution to use social media responsibly. Speaking during the commemoration of the cultural day at the university’s Nakuru Town Campus on Friday March 27, Dr. Janet Kirui told students not to use social media to create disharmony. “Don’t use social media to propagate hate speech,” she said. While advising ...

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