President Kenyatta is set to appear before the International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague next month. If he does, he will be the first sovereign head of state to do so. This is the third time he has been summoned by the ICC and he is asking to appear via video link. One wonders what will happen if the ICC refuses this. BTW, Kenya's parliament passed a motion to pull out of the ICC.
A married couple--and their five children--were uninjured.
Awoonor was Ghana's ambassador to Brazil from 1984 to 1988, before serving as his country's ambassador to Cuba. From 1990 to 1994 Awoonor was Ghana's Permanent Representative to the United Nations, where he headed the committee against apartheid.He was also a former Chairman of the Council of State.
Awoonor's son, wounded in the attack, survived.
Kenya names 4 jihadists involved in Westgate mall assault (The Long War Journal, USA)
No westerners named.
Al Shabaab attacked Mogadishu UN compund back in June (Reuters, UK)
The officers were part of the AMISOM mission.
The Kenyan military says that there were only four attackers, and none were women. (WSJ subcription, USA)
Ain't no White Widow--a least not in the attack.
Why Do All African Stories Need a White Face? (The Guardian, UK)
Yes, someone went there. In fairness, I went there a number of years back with respect to works of fiction with Africa as the setting.
(Thanks to Charles O.)
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