The government has promised a free and fair vote, and has dismissed charges of abuses in previous votes.
The Kenyan president has faced charges at the court over his alleged role in the deadly inter-ethnic violence after Kenya's 2007 elections.
The issues raised by African states warrant an ICC review conference.
President John Pombe Magufuli's maiden visit to Kenya should end the grandstanding between the two countries, writes Sekou Toure Otondi.
Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta has signed a bill into law which lays out the steps for communities to acquire titles to their ancestral land.
Kenya bans protests until electoral issues are resolved; opposition pulls members from parliamentary talks
The oppositiion has threatened to double the frequency of protests should the government fail to agree to negotiations on electoral reform
Security officials responsible for the use of excessive force must be held accountable, and demonstrators should act peacefully
About 44% of Kenyans have no faith in the electoral body's ability to carry out free and fair elections, while 43% say it can, says an opinion poll
First Uganda opted for Tanzania pipeline, now Rwanda abandons Kenya SGR rail route, picks Dar es Salaam
In March Tanzania and Uganda agreed to build a $4 billion pipeline to transport crude oil from Kabale in Uganda to Tanga Port in Tanzania
Uganda's Museveni sworn-in for fourth decade in power, as rival Besigye arrested after rival oath of office
Museveni thanked Russia for its willingness to sell weaponry, "without conditions and arrogance," and dismissed ICC as a "bunch of useless people"
“We estimate there’s $500 billion hidden in tax havens…enough to educate all the 30 million African children who are currently out of school”
When not drinking tea, Britons pride themselves on their observance of basic freedoms. But it depends on the nature of the interest involved.
Conservationists say it will be the largest stockpile ever torched in Africa
Tanzania and Kenya have for years courted Uganda for the billion-dollar pipe, but Magufuli goes home with bride after Nairobi offers only a dream.
After a 40-year chill 'Israel is coming back to Africa; Africa is coming back to Israel', says Netanyahu ahead of July trip
In recent weeks Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta, Ghana's foreign minister and a delegation of African Muslim religious leaders visited Israel
Prosecutors said more than 1,300 people died and some 600,000 others were left homeless in Kenya's worst wave of violence since independence in 1963
Kenya is competing with Tanzania to build a pipeline from oilfields in western Uganda
The mass departures championed by the court's critics are unlikely to materialise, after no legally binding decision was made.
Witnesses said that al-Shabaab fighters occupied the bases after the withdrawal of Kenyan and SomaliK army units