01-Jul-2022 to 14:57

No pause in war on impunity as ICC turns 20

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — The International Criminal Court (ICC) is marking 20 years to the day when the Rome Statute entered into force upon ratification by 60 states, officially creating the Hague-based body on July 1st 2002.

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30-Jun-2022 to 18:05

Mali appoints commission to draft new constitution

APA-Bamako (Mali) — The people in charge of drafting Mali's fundamental law were appointed by decree on Wednesday.

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21-Jun-2022 to 10:33

S/Africa: Presidency rejects 'interference' in delayed State Capture report

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has not delayed the delivery of the Commission of Inquiry into State Capture report to his office as charged by the country’s opposition, the presidency denied this on Tuesday.

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20-Jun-2022 to 15:39

Lumumba's returned tooth and Belgium's profuse apologies

APA - Kinshasa (DRC) — It took sixty-one years since Patrice Lumumba's death in acrimonious circumstances for what remained of his remains (a tooth) to be returned to his family and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) by former colonial power Belgium with profound apologies over what happened.

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11-Jun-2022 to 16:19

Ramaphosa denies ombudsman’s suspension linked to farm heist probe

APA-Cape Town (South Africa) — South Africa’s Public Protector (PP) Busisiwe Mkhwebane’s suspension was not linked to her probe into allegations of money laundering against President Cyril Ramaphosa, the president has said.

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10-Jun-2022 to 10:59

S/Africa: Court dismisses Ombudsman’s bid to halt suspension

APA-Cape Town (South Africa) — South Africa’s Western Cape High Court on Friday dismissed suspended Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane's application to stop President Cyril Ramaphosa from suspending her before next month’s impeachment hearings in parliament.

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08-Jun-2022 to 11:11

Zuma to pursue private prosecution against prosecutor

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — Former president Jacob Zuma can pursue a private prosecution of state prosecutor Billy Downer to force his removal from leading a corruption case against the ex-South African leader, the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) has announced.

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