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Kenya: President Kenyatta endorses Odinga to succeed him

– – Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta has now officially endorsed opposition leader and one-time political rival Raila Odinga to succeed him in the presidential elections this year. Kenyans will be going to the polls to elect a new president on August 9, 2022. President Kenyatta has now urged his supporters to back Mr Odinga’s bid since according to him, he… Read More
Africa East Africa World 

Pandora Papers expose African leaders’ offshore secrets

– – The Pandora Papers are a massive trove of nearly 12 million confidential documents that were leaked to the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ). The tax documents expose secretive offshore financial structures and trusts in tax havens, thereby casting a light on the shadowy financial tactics of the world’s powerful, including those in Africa. Which African leaders and families are… Read More
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Kenya’s President won’t extend his stay in power beyond 2022

– – Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta has said that he will never seek to change his country’s constitution to extend his stay in power beyond 2022. Kenyatta’s tenure ends in 2022 and there are reports of a possibility of a change to the constitution so he occupies a prime minister position if created. But the Kenyan leader has ruled that… Read More

Kenyan ICC Case:Kenyatta Faces rude and biased judges who refuse to accept his Kenyan leadership position

 Much has been made of President Uhuru Muigai Kenyatta publicly handing over power to his deputy, William Samoei Ruto, so that he could attend at status conference for his case at the International Criminal Court (ICC) as an individual. Yet for four months last year, Kenyatta’s lawyers used to file their written submissions to Trial Chamber V(b) as “Defence of... Read More

ICC Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda suffers serious jolt in Kenyan Prosecutions

Kenya: Nearly a half of the witnesses the prosecution lined up in the two Kenyan cases at the International Criminal Court have withdrawn, puncturing Ms Fatou Bensouda’s case. The ICC prosecutor had lined up 77 prosecution witnesses to testify against President Uhuru Kenyatta, his deputy William Ruto and Kass FM journalist Joshua Arap Sang. But of these, at least 30... Read More