ICC ruled on Ugandan child soldier turned LRA commander (Dominic Ongwen) and found guilty on the charges of war crimes. Dominic Ongwen is the first ICC case to involve an alleged perpetrator and victim of the same war crimes. On 4th Feb 2021, The International Criminal Court convicted a Ugandan child soldier-turned-Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA)… Continue reading “ICC: Victim And Perpetrator Found Remarkably Guilty Of The Same War Crimes”
Uganda decides the next president in less than two days. it has been an eventful four months of campaigns where different camps would attack the other not only in words but physically. Of course every one has their own reasons in defense of their actions. They are nine contestants, but only two have had the… Continue reading Uganda Election: The world excited As Bobi Holds-on.
Is Africa overtaking the Middle East as the new jihadist battleground? Is the question to make rounds in the next couple of years as world leaders will be trying to forge away to end terrorism on the continent. About 300 British troops have arrived in the troubled West African state of Mali at a time… Continue reading Is Africa overtaking the Middle East as the new jihadist battleground?
The Ethiopian prime minister, who was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2019, has rejected a request for peace talks as the conflict in Tigray deepens. Tigray’s leader, Debretsion Gebremichael, wrote to the African Union (AU) last week to request talks. But PM Abiy Ahmed said in a tweet that there would be no dialogue… Continue reading Tigray crisis: Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed rejects peace talks
Vote counting is under way in Ivory Coast, following a presidential poll that was boycotted by the opposition. At least 16 people have been killed since riots broke out in August after President Alassane Ouattara said he would run again following the sudden death of his preferred successor. At least two people were killed during… Continue reading “Ivory Coast Elections: Vote Counting Follows Unrest At Polls”
Seychelles election: Wavel Ramkalawan in landmark win The opposition candidate’s victory has been described as a political earthquake. The opposition has taken power in the Seychelles for the first time since 1977, following its victory in the presidential election. Anglican priest Wavel Ramkalawan defeated President Danny Faure by 54.9% to 43.5%, official results show. Supporters… Continue reading Celebration: Seychelles’ opposition First Win Since Independence
The house of a former prime minister of Ivory Coast Pascal Affi has been burnt down during clashes less than two weeks before bitterly contested elections. It is not clear who was behind the attack on the residence of Pascal Affi Nguessan in his stronghold of Bongouanou. One of the town’s schools was also destroyed,… Continue reading Ivory Coast election: Pascal Affi Nguessan’s home burnt down
Rwanda has joined African Countries that have legalized commercial production of Marijuana A number of African countries are tapping into the lucrative marijuana market, legalising and relaxing laws on cannabis in the continent. From Uganda to Zimbabwe, there is growing interest in this valuable crop through exports following years of resistance, mostly from religious groups… Continue reading Rwanda Joins in: African countries are Officially cashing in on cannabis
Hussein Hassan Mustafah, left, Liban Abdullah Omar, center, and Mohamed Ahmed Abdi, right, who are charged with aiding the gunmen involved in the Westgate Mall attack in Sept. 2013, appear during their ongoing trial at Milimani court in the capital Nairobi, Kenya Monday, Oct. 5, 2020. The verdict in the ongoing trial was expected on… Continue reading 2 guilty of supporting deadly Westgate mall attack in Kenya
Rwandan prosecutors have filed a request to have the ‘Hotel Rwanda’ film hero Paul Rusesabagina jointly tried with 18 rebels. The decision could dent his hopes of distancing himself from acts of the National Liberation Front (FLN), an armed group that claimed a spate of attacks against Rwanda in 2018. Prosecutor-General Aimable Havugiyaremye said Monday… Continue reading Prosecutor Wants ‘Hotel Rwanda’ Hero Paul Rusesabagina Tried With 18 Rebels