African leaders to vote on Uhuru, Ruto ICC cases today
President Uhuru Kenyatta (centre) confers with Deputy President William Ruto (right) and Head of Public Service Francis Kimemia (left) at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) before leaving for Addis Ababa, Ethiopia to attend a regional summit May 3, 2013. A resolution calling on African countries to petition ICC to drop charges against President Kenyatta and his deputy is to be tabled before African Union Heads of State Saturday morning. Foreign Affairs Cabinet Secretary Amina Mohammed Friday declined to comment on the withdrawal.
Uganda’s Foreign Affairs Minister Sam Kutesa is leading the delegation to present the resolution. “We are asking the ICC to stop the prosecution of the two Kenyan principals or they re-investigate the cases because they are a lot of falsehoods,” Mr Kutesa said in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Friday.
“We will present our resolution to the Heads of State for them to decide,” he added. Among the proposals is a call to have the two cases returned to Kenya.... Read the full, comprehensive news article and discuss at The Daily Nation