All posts by: Aaron Brooks

23 March 16

ICC: Former Congolese Rebel Leader Guilty of War Crimes

Former Congolese vice-president and rebel leader Jean-Pierre Bemba has been found guilty of war crimes by the International Criminal Court (ICC).

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16 March 16

Al-Shabaab Claims Port Town in Puntland Region

Somalian terrorist group Al-Shabaab has seized a small port town in the semi-autonomous Puntland region.

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16 March 16

Fresh Opportunity for Sudan to Join EAC

The recent entry of oil-rich South Sudan into the East African Community (EAC) could pave the way for neighbouring Sudan to join, despite being refused five years ago, analysts say.

15 March 16

Rwanda President Slams EAC Over ‘Careless Spending’

Rwanda President Paul Kagame has criticised the East African Community (EAC) over “careless spending” and labelled the bloc “too expensive”.

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08 March 16

South Sudan: Rwandan Troops Implicated in Malakal Attack

Community leaders and representatives of internally displaced persons (IDPs) in South Sudan’s Upper Nile State have accused Rwandan peacekeeper troops of involvement in February’s attack in Malakal.

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04 March 16

Court Frees Nyeri Blogger Accused Insulting Governor’s Brother

A 25-year-old blogger, who was accused of insulting the brother of a Nyeri Governor, has been released after a court found her arrest was incorrectly handled.

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03 March 16

Tanzania: Police Kill Three Terror Suspects

Three suspected terrorists have been killed by Tanzanian police in the northern town of Arusha.

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01 March 16

Somalia: At Least 30 Killed in Al-Shabaab Restaurant Bombings

At least 30 people have been killed in bomb attacks on a busy restaurant in the Somali city of Baidoa.

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01 March 16

South Sudan: Rebel Officer Quits, Urges Kiir and Machar to Step Aside

A senior military official of South Sudan’s main rebel group has quit and urged former leader Riek Machar and President Salva Kiir to surrender their positions.

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28 February 16

Uganda: President Slams ICC at Inauguration For Fifth Term

Uganda President Yoweri Museveni was sworn in for his controversial fifth term on Thursday, using the opportunity to take another swipe at the International Criminal Court (ICC).

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