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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 out saying seeking a change to the constitution to seal a third presidential term will not happen. There is a constitutional reform currently under consideration in Kenya through the Building…

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African leaders to hold summit October 13 on Kenya’s ICC cases

Deputy President William RutoATLANTA African leaders will meet in the Ethiopian capital on October 13 to take a common stance on whether to join Kenya’s planned pull-out from the International Criminal Court (ICC) over the prosecution of its leaders, officials said on Thursday. 

So far there does not seem to be much support for it, but heads of state from the 54-member African Union (AU) may still discuss the possibility of a pullout by the 34 African signatories to the Rome Statute that created the tribunal.

 

 

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