Arusha News

African Court in Arusha celebrates 10 years

Symposium to mark decade of African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights. The African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights (AfCHPR) in Arusha celebrates its tenth anniversary with a two-day symposium o...
Cairo News

Italy demands truth from Egypt over Regeni death

Renzi steps up pressure as Italy awaits result of Egyptian report on Regeni case. Italian prime minister Matteo Renzi has reiterated his call for Egypt to help uncover the truth surrounding the dea...
Lagos News

Nigeria's former security adviser arrested

Corruption blamed for weak response to Boko Haram insurgency. An investigation is underway after the Nigerian government arrested its former national security adviser for his alleged misappropriati...
Cape Town News

South Africa to review International Criminal Court membership

ANC wants to withdraw from ICC after criticism of visit of Sudanese president. South Africa's ruling African National Congress (ANC) is mounting pressure on President Zuma to withdraw from the Inte...
Accra News

Ghana suspends judges over corruption

Suspension follows undercover documentary. Ghana has suspended seven of its 12 high court judges following a documentary by an undercover journalist who claimed he filmed the judges accepting bribe...
Cairo News

Egypt court dismisses charges against Mubarak

Former Egyptian president cleared of killing of protesters in 2011 uprising A court in Cairo has dropped its case against deposed former president Hosni Mubarak, his interior minister Habib al-Adl...
Cairo News

Mass death sentence for Muslim Brotherhood supporters

Brotherhood leader among 683 men facing death sentence An Egyptian court has recommended the death sentence for 683 members of the Muslim Brotherhood including Mohamed Badie, the leader of the outl...
Nairobi News

ICC rejects appeal of Kenyan Four

The International Criminal Court (ICC) has rejected the appeal of four high-profile Kenyans that the court in The Hague does not have jurisdiction to try them for orchestrating post-election violence...
Arusha News

Arusha’s ICTR transfers to IRMCT

The activities of the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR) are to be transferred to the International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunal (IRMCT) in Arusha from 1 July. The ICTR w...
Nairobi News

Maasai protest land grievances

In evidence to Kenya
Nairobi News

ICC prosecutor moves on Kenya election violence suspects

The chief prosecutor at the International Criminal Court (ICC), Luis Moreno Ocampo, has formally requested judges to open an investigation into the violence in Kenya sparked by the disputed presidenti...
Cape Town News

Sisters with Blisters

Put on your stilettos and take a stand against women and child abuse for the fourth annual Sisters with Blisters walk taking place at The Campus in Bryanston, Johannesburg on 28 November. Registr...
Nairobi News

Names of post-election violence suspects before The Hague.

Former secretary general of the United Nations Kofi Annan has handed a secret list of high-profile suspects in Kenya
Arusha News

ICTR staff retrenchment.

Staff at the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR) in Arusha have begun receiving notification of the termination of their services in September, Hirondelle news agency reports. The termi...
Cape Town News

Opposition challenges Zuma over case withdrawal.

Opposition party Democratic Alliance led by Cape Town mayor Helen Zille has filed an application for a judicial review of the decision to drop corruption charges against the ruling African National Co...
Cape Town News

Graft charges against Zuma dropped.

Jacob Zuma, head of South Africa
Cape Town News

Peace conference called off following Dalai Lama ban.

A conference in Johannesburg on peace, xenophobia and sport involving Nobel peace laureates and other personalities has been postponed indefinitely after the South African government refused to grant...
Nairobi News

Letter from Nairobi: police killings spark public outrage.

Kenyans are waiting with baited breath this week to see whether the beleaguered attorney general (AG) Amos Wako and police commissioner Hussein Ali will give in to pressure and step aside following a...