Kenya-Somalia maritime border
Joe Ngari | Nation Media Group

What Kenya will lose to Somalia following judgment on maritime dispute

What you need to know:

  • In its judgment, ICJ gave Somalia one of the seven offshore oil blocks that were under dispute.
  • Judgment was largely in favour of Somalia as the court rejected most of the arguments advanced by Kenya. 

Kenya will lose a rich section of the Indian Ocean that holds oil and gas deposits if the International Court of Justice’s (ICJ) judgment on the maritime border dispute with Somalia is enforced.

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