The President of the ECOWAS Court of Justice on Saturday wrapped up the institution’s annual judicial retreat with a clarion call for the court to ‘jealously guard its independence’ in the face of the ongoing institutional reform by the community that will adversely affect its capacity to discharge its four-fold mandate. Continue reading
As sport representatives from 54 African countries are gathering this week in Djibouti for the General Assembly of the Association of National Olympic Committees of Africa, it is a decisive moment for the Africa to draw up a winning strategy. A strategy that would allow to capitalize on the continent’s historic 45 medals at the Rio 2016 Continue reading
On World Press Freedom Day, The African Editors Forum (TAEF) reiterates its call to heads of states and governments to, as a matter of urgency, abolish all laws that restrict media freedom.
TAEF also calls on African states to recognize the indivisibility of press freedom and their responsibility to respect Continue reading
Judges of Trial Chamber VII of the International Criminal Court (ICC) at the delivery of the judgement in the case of The Prosecutor v. Jean-Pierre Bemba Gombo, Aimé Kilolo Musamba, Jean-Jacques Mangenda Kabongo, Fidèle Babala Wandu and Narcisse Arido on 19 October 2016: Continue reading
The Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court, Fatou Bensouda has expressed concern over the critical situation and recent incidents of violence in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (“DRC”). Continue reading