Uhuru Kenyatta hands over power to William Ruto ahead of ICC date

What you need to know:

  • The decree signed by Mr Kenyatta handing over to Mr Ruto was unprecedented in the country.
  • Not that it matters to the ICC itself which has been clear that Mr Kenyatta was charged as an individual, not as President.

In an unexpected move, President Uhuru Kenyatta on Monday surrendered power to Deputy President William Ruto for him to attend court on Wednesday at The Hague.

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