Kenya

Finance Minister resigns


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Finance Minister Uhuru Kenyatta has been forced to resign his position following charges brought against him by the International Criminal Court (ICC).

The ICC has charged four people with crimes against humanity following the previous general election when there was widespread violence. Uhuru Kenyatta remains on as Deputy Prime Minister.

The Education Minister, William Ruto, was also charged and has been suspended. Francis Muthaura, the head of the Civil Service has been forced to give up his post. The fourth person is a Radio presenter.

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