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UN to decide on AU request to defer Kenya leaders' ICC trials
15/10/2013 - African news explained

UN to decide on AU request to defer Kenya leaders' ICC trials

In the wake of the African Union's decision on Saturday to seek a postponement in the trial of Kenya's president and vice-president before the International Criminal Court, all eyes are now turning ...
14/10/2013

African press review 14 October 2013

Attempts to stop Kenyan president Uhuru Kenyatta's trial at the ICC and Zimbabwe's indigenisation policy are among today's subjects ...

AU, UN to step up fight against al-Shebab
26/09/2013 - African news explained

AU, UN to step up fight against al-Shebab

The African Union and United Nations have vowed to step up their fight against the hardline Islamist group, al-Shebab, in light of the recent Nairobi mall attack.
An Ethiopian military aircraft carrying ammunition crash-landed at Mogadishu's international airport, 9 August
09/08/2013 - Report: Somalia

Somalia government shuts down Mogadishu airport after plane crash

An Ethiopian military cargo plane crashed at Mogadishu International Airport in Somalia on Friday, sending plumes of dark smoke into the air and killing four.

The birth of nations
29/06/2013 - The Sound Kitchen

The birth of nations

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International court accused bias against Africans
05/06/2013 - African news explained

International court accused bias against Africans

The International Criminal Court has suffered a major setback after judges asked the prosecutor's office to review its case against former Ivorian president Laurent Gbagbo.
Japan pledges 25 billion euros at Yokohama's African development conference
03/06/2013 - African news explained

Japan pledges 25 billion euros at Yokohama's African development conference

Around 50 African leaders took part in a 3-day conference on African development which ends today in the Japanese city of Yokohama.
30/05/2013

African press review 30 May 2013

Ugandan police are still camped outside newspaper offices. Kenyan police are accused of terrorising refugees. There are violence and boycott threats ahead of Mozambique's election.
29/05/2013

African press review 29 May 2013

Kenya's teachers threaten strike action. MPs reverse a pay cut and take the rest of the week off after their exertions. Police chiefs feud. Is the ICC racist?

 

Ghana's Mahama praises France's Mali intervention
29/05/2013 - African news explained

Ghana's Mahama praises France's Mali intervention

Ghana's President John Dramani Mahama praised France's intervention in Mali in an interview with RFI after meeting President François Hollande in Paris Tuesday.

 

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