Maritime row: ICJ gives Kenya two months to get new legal team

What you need to know:

  • Kenya sought postponement of hearing citing need for new legal team.
  • The Court Registrar Philippe Gautier said the ICJ would now open public hearings for the case on November 4, not September 9 as earlier scheduled.
  • Verdict was to be delivered by September 19.

The International Court of Justice on Thursday agreed to delay the public hearing of a case in which Somalia has sued Kenya over a maritime boundary dispute.

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