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
The International Criminal Court will conduct preliminary examination in Gabon regarding the situation in Gabon since May 2016.
This follows a referral received by the ICC prosecutor from the government of Gabon on 21 September 2016 requesting her “to open an investigation without delay”. Continue reading
According to the BBC, about 20 soldiers have been arrested in Burkina Faso for plotting to free the leader of September’s coup, Gen Gilbert Diendere, officials have said.
The BBC Tuesday quoted Prime Minister Isaac Zida as saying that 20 were arrested during a raid in the capital, Ouagadougou, on Monday. Continue reading
The International media, Radio France International and Reuters have reported that final official results of
Rwanda’s referendum on constitutional change show an overwhelming majority in favour of allowing President Paul Kagame extra terms in office. Continue reading
According to AFP and BBC an arrest warrant has been issued for ousted Burkina Faso leader, Blaise Compaore, over his alleged role in the 1987 murder of ex-President Thomas Sankara. Continue reading