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Kenyan Officials appear at the International Criminal Court in The Hague

April 13, 2011

Kenyan Officials appear at the International Criminal Court in The Hague

April 8th, 2011 Three men, considered allies of President Mwai Kibaki, (Cabinet Secretary, Francis Kirimi Muthaura, former Chief of Police, Mohammed Hussein Ali, and Finance Minister Uhuru Kenyatta) have appeared before the International Criminal Court in The Hague for their participation in the post-presidential election violence some four years ago. The struggle more...

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Ivory Coast: Laurent Gbagbo ‘running out of troops’

April 7, 2011

Ivory Coast: Laurent Gbagbo ‘running out of troops’

According to French Defence Minister, Gerard Longuet, former president Laurent Gbagbo has less than 1000 troops left in the capital, Abidjan. An estimated 20% of these troops are said to be holed-up in the presidential residence, where President Gbagbo refuses to stand down. Many of Gbagbo’s top officials and generals have already deserted him but die-hard supporters more...

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Politics clouds mass grave in Zimbabwe

April 5, 2011

Politics clouds mass grave in Zimbabwe

By: Godfrey Marawanyika, Harare, Zimbabwe Hundreds of bodies exhumed from a disused mine in Zimbabwe have turned into fodder for President Robert Mugabe's propaganda, despite the mystery over the skeletons that may have lain for decades. Since early March, state television has shown Mugabe supporters pulling bones from the mine and hauling them off in plastic bags more...

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