Erick Kioko says it would take a miracle for his three attackers to face punishment for hacking off his left arm with a machete during the ethnic violence that followed Kenya’s disputed presidential election four years ago.
Kenyan forces that entered Somalia last week will leave the country once they have removed the threat posed by al-Qaeda-linked rebels to security in the region, Kenyan government spokesman Alfred Mutua said.
Kenya’s Cabinet will hold talks today on the conduct of U.S. Ambassador Michael Ranneberger , less than a week after WikiLeaks published a cable he allegedly wrote that criticized political leaders in the East African nation for failing to curb corruption, a government spokesman said.
Kenya’s government filed applications challenging the International Criminal Court’s authority to try six Kenyans accused of planning post-election violence that killed an estimated 1,500 people three years ago.
Kenya’s government said the International Criminal Court ’s decision to summon six officials, including Finance Minister Uhuru Kenyatta , sends a signal that the East African nation is a “failed state.”