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08-Mar-2021 to 10:39

The Hague: Somali team poised for maritime dispute with Kenya

APA-Mogadishu (Somalia) — A high-powered government delegation on Monday left Mogadishu for The Hague ahead of a crucial March 15 hearing of Somalia's maritime case with neighbouring Kenya at the International Court of Justice.

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26-Feb-2021 to 19:44

Senegal: Embattled opposition leader's immunity lifted

APA-Dakar (Senegal) — Members of Senegal's National Assembly have met in plenary session on Friday to lift the parliamentary immunity of an opposition MP accused of multiple rape.

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26-Feb-2021 to 13:36

Rwandan judges refuse genocide hero's bid for Belgium trial

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — The trial in Kigali of the controversial genocide hero resumed on Friday, with judges reaffirming their competency to try Paul Rusesabagina whose bid for the case to be transferred to Belgium was rejected.

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24-Feb-2021 to 18:03

ICC: Judges’ mandate over Gbagbo/Goude case extended

APA - Abidjan (Cote d’Ivoire) — The administration of the International Criminal Court (ICC), in a decision disclosed on Tuesday extended the mandate of the judges involved in the Laurent Gbagbo/Ble Goude case, until March 31, 2021, in view of closing the appeal against their acquittal.

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19-Feb-2021 to 14:14

S/Africa records rise in murder rates – Minister

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — Arguments, robberies at homes and businesses, mob justice incidents and gang-related deaths contributed to a 6.6% rise in murders during the third quarter of the 2020/21 financial year in South Africa, Police Minister Bheki Cele announced on Friday.

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16-Feb-2021 to 22:58

Hotel Rwanda hero's trial: Parliament slams "EU interference"

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — The parliament in Kigali on Tuesday slammed the recent resolution by the European Union parliament seeking the release of the controversial hero of Hotel Rwanda movie who is facing terrorism-related charges before Rwandan justice.

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12-Feb-2021 to 10:02

Uganda chopper crash kills military pilot

APA-Kampala (Uganda) — Captain Caroline Busingye has been identified as the military pilot who died in Thursday's helicopter crash in Uganda's Entebbe.

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