Kenyan Court to Hear Suit Barring President, VP, From Trial

Kenya’s Constitutional Court is set to begin hearing a lawsuit brought by a civic organization seeking to bar the country’s president and vice president from attending their upcoming trials in the International Criminal Court.

The lawsuit is set to open Wednesday in Nairobi. It seeks to block President Uhuru Kenyatta and his deputy, William Ruto, from appearing at the tribunal in The Hague until they serve their full five-year terms in office.

The two officials face charges of …