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The news that the International Criminal Court sentenced a Congolese warlord to 14 years in jail for using child soldiers on Tuesday was welcomed by many in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Thomas Lubanga was found guilty in March of recruiting, kidnappi
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African Union (AU) is pleased with South Africa's move to withdraw from the International Criminal Court arguing that the court is biased
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South Africa's leading party ANC planning a strategy to withdraw the country form the International Criminal Court. Africa's perception of the ICC has been souring over recent months.
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The announcement by South Africa that it plans to pull out of the International Criminal Court has sparked a lot of debate in the country. The announcement was made during a ruling party congress at the weekend. The ANC says the court has lost its way. Th
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Burundi's government has announced it intends for the country to withdraw from the International Criminal Court. The move has been unanimously approved by cabinet. The next step is for parliament to approve the bill and legalise the withdrawal. Burundi's
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And, plenty of reaction on social media to South Africa's decision to withdraw from the ICC. CCTV's Kathryn Omwandho takes us through some of them.
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Gambia has announced its withdrawal from the International Criminal Court, accusing it of targeting Africans. Tuesday's announcement follows similar decisions this month by South Africa and Burundi to abandon the Hague-based court.Information Minister She
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South Africa's the High Court in Pretoria is expected to hear arguments from government representatives on why it wants the country to withdraw from the ICC. Representatives for President Jacob Zuma, the Justice Minister and the Department of Internationa
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Despite its revocation to withdraw from the ICC, South Africa is still not off the hook yet .The ICC has now issued summons to the south African government to appear before the court next month over its failure to arrest Sudan president Omar Al Bashir two
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The decision by the International Criminals Court appeals court has elicited mixed reactions from different quarters. Earlier my colleague Peninah Karibe spoke with Dr Richard Moncrieff, who is the Central Africa Director at the International Crisis Group
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Supporters of former Congolese rebel leader Jean-Pierre Bemba are delighted that the International Criminal Court has decided the politician will NOT serve any more time behind bars. Bemba has been fined 3-hundred and 50-thousand dollars and 12-months for