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By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 6th, 2014
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Question: what’s the best way to escape international justice? Answer: Get yourself elected president, of course. At least that was Uhuru Kenyatta’s solution, and it worked. By SIMON ALLISON. It’s all over bar the shouting, and a few more tedious court proceedings. Unless something drastic changes, U...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jan 27th, 2014
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I am getting a little jittery over the repeated delays, postponements and all the backpedalling talk about “false evidence” and “lying witnesses” in the Uhuru Muigai Kenyatta International Criminal court trial. I don’t want to say I smell a rat but I feel like I am getting a whiff. Is the stage being...
By IndepthAfrica
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Oct 5th, 2013
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It’s unfair on the defence, I am against it — Judge As the assets confiscation hearing of the former Delta State Governor entered its final day, the Judge, His Honour Anthony Pitts, has rebuffed attempts by the British Crown prosecution to change the case upon which the confiscation proceedings have ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Sep 10th, 2013
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AP Reuters – Larry Williams reacts as he is found guilty of manslaughter in the death of his adopted daughter, Hana, in Mount Vernon. Hana Williams died in the backyard of the family’s home in May 2011. Olympia, Washington – A US adoptive mother accused of starving her 13-year-old E...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
May 15th, 2013
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ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — An Ethiopian court ruled Tuesday that prosecutors have two weeks to finalize corruption charges against two dozen people who have been arrested, including a senior Cabinet minister. The 24 people charged include the head of Ethiopia’s revenue and customs authority, Melaku Fent...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Mar 25th, 2013
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Two Ethiopian housemaids have been sentenced to three months in jail each for stealing more than Dh254,000 in cash and 164 gold jewellery items from their employer. The Court of First Instance also ordered that the defendants be deported after serving their jail term. According to prosecution records...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Mar 17th, 2013
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(Reuters) – Lawyers for Kenya’s president-elect, Uhuru Kenyatta, will push the International Criminal Court on Monday to drop charges against him after the case against his co-accused collapsed. The case against Kenyatta, on charges of crimes against humanity over bloodshed in the afterma...
By IndepthAfrica
In Cote d'Ivoire
Mar 11th, 2013
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(CNN) — The International Criminal Court on Monday dropped charges against former Cabinet Secretary Francis Kirimi Muthaura — one of four prominent Kenyan leaders accused of crimes against humanity. ICC prosecutor Fatou Bensouda said people with information had died or were too afraid to ...
By IndepthAfrica
In South Africa
Feb 22nd, 2013
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A South African judge is likely to decide on Friday whether to grant bail to “Blade Runner” Oscar Pistorius, with prosecutors arguing he is a cold-blooded killer and his lawyers saying he is far too famous to pose any sort of flight risk. Pistorius’ defence team say the athlete shot dead girlfriend R...
By IndepthAfrica
In Eritrea
Feb 19th, 2013
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By Melkeam Aschalew,Addis Fortune A judge at the Federal First Instant Court was arrested two weeks ago by investigators at the Federal Ethics & Anticorruption Commission, for allegedly receiving a bribe and pledging to issue judgment in favour of one of the parties in a civil suit, court documen...