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Latest update : 2014-05-26

DRC: Katanga given 12-year jail term by ICC

Victims were literally carved limb from limb, said the judge of the International Criminal Court as he today sentenced one-time Congolese militia boss Germain Katanga to 12 years in prison for his role in a brutal massacre of a village in 2003. Known as Simba, Katanga was convicted of war crimes back in March.

By Georja CALVIN-SMITH

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2015-01-23 LRA

Former LRA commander appears before ICC

For the first time a leader of the brutal Ugandan Lords Resistance Army has appeared before the International Criminal Court. Also, the Nigerian army continues to bombard...

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2015-01-23 DR Congo

DR Congo: Senate amends controversial constitutional law

DR Congo's Senate amends a hotly contested bill after four days of violent demonstrations across the country. Also, demonstrators in Gao march in support of the Malian army and...

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2015-01-22 Davos forum

Angelique Kidjo at Davos: 'Secondary education will be a game changer in Africa'

If you're a fan of African music, the name of Angelique Kidjo will be a familiar one. The Beninese super star is also a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador. This week, at the opening of...

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2015-01-22 Nigeria

Nigeria: Security adviser calls for election delay

Nigeria's political opposition accuses the president's administration of cheap tricks after his national security adviser calls for a postponement of next month's election. Also,...

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2015-01-21 DR Congo

DR Congo: Clashes continue over proposed electoral law

In DR Congo, human rights groups claim dozens have died, the government says far fewer - this as police crack down on demonstrations against a planned change to the electoral law.

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