Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta is struggling to meet economic growth targets a year after his election victory as he focuses on fighting charges from the International Criminal Court that link him to violence that left more than 1,100 people dead after a 2007 vote.
The prosecution at the International Criminal Court accused the Kenyan government of withholding evidence that could help convict the East African nation’s president on crimes against humanity charges.
Boru Sora stood in front of a pile of tree trunks and rocks in the middle of the road as he explained why he and other residents of his village in northern Kenya are blocking a key trade route to neighboring Ethiopia.
Simon Muchiri says he survived having his house burned down and being left destitute in violence following Kenya’s elections five years ago. Now he’s planning to vote for the very politicians accused of leading those attacks.