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Nza, Lead us in Prayer!

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I still remember as a child, when our parents often tried to inculcate some sense of discipline in us; that includes having religious values. Absolutely, looking at our present world – especially the level of moral decadence in Africa, one should not blame our parents for trying their best to bring up their children to […]

Chinese in Africa: Economic Contributors or Destroyers?

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Last Monday, eight Chinese nationals were arrested at Kampani Zurak village in the Bashar chiefdom of Wase Local Government Area in Plateau State of Nigeria for alleged illegal mining. Twelve other Nigerians were also arrested on the same charges. allegedly involved in illegal mining activities in the area. Also declared wanted is the alleged chief […]

Senseless Killings and Criminal acts in the DRC: Time For The ICC Intervention?

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Since her independence on 30 June 1960 from Belgium, the Democratic Republic of Congo has been the den of political instability and personal aggrandizement, which has manifested into lawlessness, impunity and senseless loss of millions of innocent lives. The latest report from the UN human rights investigators, which alleged that more than 250 people, including […]

New MDC Alliance in Zimbabwe: End of President Mugabe’s Political Longevity?

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In their desperate effort to end President Robert Mugabe’s political longevity, leaders of opposition parties in Zimbabwe have – for now – buried their personal interests and formed a mega political front, dubbed MDC Alliance to challenge the incumbent president in the 2018 presidential election. In a historic political union in the Zimbabwe, which is […]

ICC signs Memorandum of Understanding with Government of Georgia 

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On 25 July 2017, the Registrar of the International Criminal Court (ICC) Mr Herman von Hebel, on behalf of the Court, visited Tbilisi and signed an agreement with the Government of Georgia, to facilitate the Court’s activities and ongoing investigations in the country. “This agreement will facilitate the expeditious fulfilment of the ICC’s mandate within […]

The Semantics of Freedom and Intolerance: Tanzanian charged with ‘abusing’ president.

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Tanzania has been experiencing a seemingly unstoppable political earthquake ever since  President John Magufuli came to power on 5th November 2015. The president has made it absolutely clear that he would step on many powerful toes in his determination to fight corruption, mismanagement and other social ills in Tanzania. To many, President Magufuli is a […]