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“No Room” For Gays In Kenya, Says Deputy President

AFRICANGLOBE - Kenya's deputy president has said there is "no room" for homosexuality in Kenyan society, a widely-shared view in African countries that puts their leaders at odds with Western aid donors who back the spreading of homosexuality in Africa.

Ugandan President Call On African Nations To Quit The ICC

AFRICANGLOBE - Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni on Friday called on African nations to drop out of the treaty establishing the International Criminal Court, amid evidence that it unfairly targets Africans.

Kenyatta And The Hague: How To Bet And Win Against The...

AFRICANGLOBE - The Kenyan state – or more precisely Kenyatta and Ruto — have always managed to stay one step ahead of the ICC. From the early days of the legal proceedings against Kenyatta and Ruto, the ICC’s Office of the Prosecutor has been playing catch up with these guys, who have demonstrated that you can work within the international legal system and outsmart it at the same time.

Kenyan President To Travel To The ICC For Politically Motivated Trial

AFRICANGLOBE - Ending days of suspense, Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on Monday announced he would comply with an ICC order to appear before the Court on Wednesday in a preparatory hearing to prepare his politically motivated crimes against humanity trial.

Uhuru Kenyatta Now Key Regional Point Man

AFRICANGLOBE - Experts in foreign relations opine President Uhuru Kenyatta has performed better on the international platform than on the domestic front since assuming office a year ago.

Kenya Proclaims ‘Victory’ At Hague Court Talks

AFRICANGLOBE - Kenya's delegation at The Assembly of States Parties (ASP) celebrated what they termed as key amendments to the rules of procedure and evidence regarding the International Criminal Court's politically motivated cases against President Uhuru Kenyatta and his Deputy William Ruto.

Africa Must Unshackle Itself From The ICC

AFRICANGLOBE - The decision by the United Nations Security Council to reject a request by the African Union (AU) to defer the International Criminal Court (ICC) trial of Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta and his Deputy William Ruto was not only a slap in the face of the African continent and a collective middle finger to all Africans but an insult to continent’s conscience and a mockery to its territorial integrity.

International Criminal Court A Threat To East African Stability

AFRICANGLOBE - Kenya said the International Criminal Court's case against its two highest elected officials risked destabilizing the entire east African region at a meeting of the court's member states on Thursday.

Does the ICC Case Against Kenya’s Leaders Undermine International Peace and...

AFRICANGLOBE - In October this year, the AU held an extraordinary summit at which the relationship between the ICC and Africa was discussed. Central to the discussions was the fact that all cases currently before the ICC are from African countries, including the indictment of two sitting heads of state

Business and Security Interests Expose Western Hypocrisy in Kenya

AFRICANGLOBE - During the Kenyan elections Western countries sought to influence the Kenyan vote, Europe and the U.S. had said that they would maintain only "essential contacts" with Kenya if Uhuru Kenyatta was elected, now it seems as if commercial and security interests have changed their minds.

Kenya Files Complaint Against ICC Prosecutor

AFRICANGLOBE - The Government of Kenya has written to the ICC to complain about the conduct of Chief Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda. In his submissions, Kenya's Attorney General Githu Muigai says Bensouda has disgraced the Kenyan government by repeatedly claiming that it was not cooperating fully with her office.

What Will Uhuru Kenyatta’s Election Mean for Kenya’s Asians? – A...

With Uhuru Kenyatta, a Kikuyu and business behemoth, set to take over the reins of power, some in Kenya's Asian community are concerned. Kenyatta is more aggressive than Kibaki when it comes to business", claims economist James Shikwati. Kenyatta is one of Kenya's richest businessmen, controlling several industries like dairy, and his family owns land equal to the whole of Nyanza Province. The Asian community "has every reason to be scared." It's certainly possible for Kenyatta to set up parallel companies to run Asians out of business, if he wanted to.

Kenya: Uhuru Kenyatta Starts Crafting His Cabinet

AFRICANGLOBE - President-elect Uhuru Kenyatta is already at work choosing his new Cabinet. He is due to be sworn on March 26, assuming the Supreme Court dismisses the Cord petition against the election. Key elected politicians are now considering quitting their parliamentary positions to join executive government