The Kenyan media has made great strides in conflict-sensitive reporting since being accused of pitting communities against each other in the 2007-2008 post-election violence, says the Tuvuke Initiative.
Groups fighting in the Rift Valley during the post-election violence robbed each other’s livestock. But years down the line, animals are the very thing helping unite the communities that fought during the violence.
The Kenyan delegation at the Assembly of States Parties celebrated the passing of an amendment excusing sitting heads of state from attending their ICC trials. But, according to this opinion piece, all the politicking could be avoided if President Kenyatta simply went to court and cleared his name.
The ASP has decided that heads of state can be tried by the ICC in absentia. What does this mean for President Kenyatta whose trial is scheduled to begin in less than two months? We asked an international law expert.