Kenyan Court Clears Kenyatta’s Run for President

Kenya’s High Court has cleared the way for presidential candidate Uhuru Kenyatta to run in next month’s presidential election, despite his upcoming trial for crimes against humanity.

In a Friday decision, judges said the court lacked the jurisdiction to rule on whether Mr. Kenyatta and his running mate William Ruto were eligible to run for office next month. The judges said the issue was the “exclusive jurisdiction” of the Supreme Court.

Mr. Kenyatta faces charges at the …