10
FEB
2016

KENYA NEWS UPDATE – 10 FEBRUARY 2016

On 12 February, the International Criminal Court (“ICC”) will make a ruling to determine whether or not recanted evidence will be admissible in the case against Vice President William Ruto (“Ruto”). If this evidence is used, according to Rule 68 of the Rome Statute, which was...
02
FEB
2016

TANZANIA NEWS UPDATE – 2 FEBRUARY 2016

Zanzibar is to hold a re-run of the October 2015 general elections on 20 March 2016. The announcement by the Zanzibar Electoral Commission (“ZEC”) last week, on 29 January, follows the annulment of last year’s general election by ZEC chairman, Jecha Salim Jecha, which...
01
FEB
2016

ZAMBIA NEWS UPDATE – 1 FEBRUARY 2015

On Monday 25 January, President Edgar Lungu (“President Lungu”) began his campaign trail early by embarking on a three day tour of Eastern and Southern provinces. The polling date is now set for 11 August. Recent amendments to the constitution, including a 50+1 majority clause,...