The ICC, Kenyatta and African States

What next for President Uhuru Kenyatta, Kenya and the ICC?

Justice in Conflict

Uhuru Kenyatta (right) at the International Criminal Court (Photo: ICC) Uhuru Kenyatta (right) at the International Criminal Court (Photo: ICC)

It has been a dramatic and remarkable few days at the International Criminal Court (ICC). For the first time ever, an elected President appeared before the Court. So concerned was Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta that, on the eve of his appearance in The Hague, he took the extraordinary measure of temporarily stepping down and handing over his executive powers to his vice president William Ruto – who, as readers will know, also faces charges at the ICC. Over one-hundred Kenyan politicians flooded into The Hague to show their support for Kenyatta and spent the night in one of the most luxurious hotels in the Netherlands (it remains unclear precisely who paid their expenses). With their evidence either weakening or under attack, the Prosecution asked Judges to indefinitely adjourn or terminate the case against Kenyatta. The Defence asked the Judges to throw the…

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I am a Mulamogi from Bulamogi sub-region in Kaliro district. Bulamogi was founded around 1550 by Zibondo Lamogi. When the British arrived in Uganda, they made Bulamogi a British protectorate in Busoga in 1896. Remember, Bulamogi was a chiefdom. I come from a long linage of Kisira Ladaaga Wambuzi Zibondo X who was the first chief appointed by the British under the Busoga Confederation at Bukaleba in present day Mayuge District. He was later succeeded by his son Ezekiel T. Waako Zibondo XI as the ruler of Busoga who held the 1st title of Kyabazinga wa Busoga literally meaning King of Busoga. Ezekiel T. Waako was succeeded by his son Henry Waako Muloki Zibondo XII (O.B.E) who ruled until his death and was succeeded by his son Edward C Wambuzi Zibondo XIII. My grandfather Waako Zephaniah Nabetta was a chief who had 168 children and 128 grandchildren by the time he died in 1972 way back before I was born. My father was a flight operator initially with East Africa. I am a Smooth Jazz fanatic and Formula One enthusiast. Anything else, find me at my own leisure time. God bless. Peace and love.

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