Eye on Africa

Congolese warlord's trial opens in the Hague

Congolese warlord Bosco Ntaganda's crimes against humanity trial opens in the Hague, the Rwandan born militia commander is accused of orchestrating massacres and abuses in the Congolese province of Ituri in the early 2000s. Also, fatal unrest rumbles on in Bujumbura two weeks after president Pierre Nkurunziza was sworn in for his controvetial third term. And, frustration is growing amongst Zambians having to deal with daily powercuts.