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Latest update : 2017-07-07

ICC rules South Africa 'had duty to arrest' Sudan's Bashir

In tonight's edition: the ICC rules South Africa had a "duty to arrest" Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir; the ICC's restraint may well have been influenced by South Africa’s threat to leave its jurisdiction; and in Cameroon, winning over the in-laws can break the bank.

South Africa is slammed by the ICC for failing to act on an arrest warrant for Sudanese president Omar al-Bashir. He’s wanted for war crimes but the world court holds back from referring the lapse to the UN.

The ICC's restraint may well have been influenced by South Africa’s threat to leave its jurisdiction. The AU has in the past called for member states to quit the ICC over alleged anti-African bias.

And in Cameroon, winning over the in-laws can break the bank and your spirit. As well as huge dowries, would-be grooms have to face some unusual challenges before sealing the deal. 

By Georja CALVIN-SMITH , Mary COLOMBEL

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2018-09-24 EYE ON AFRICA

Tanzania’s president orders arrests over Lake Victoria ferry disaster

In this edition: Tanzania’s president has ordered the arrest of those responsible for the Lake Victoria ferry accident which claimed dozens of lives. And South Africa's president...

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2018-09-20 EYE ON AFRICA

Uganda's Bobi Wine returns home

In tonight's edition: Opposition MP Bobi Wine returns home to Uganda from the US and vows to continue his fight. And at least 200 people are missing in Tanzania after a ferry...

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2018-09-20 EYE ON AFRICA

Amnesty International says at least 58 killed in Addis Ababa violence

At least 58 people were killed during a weekend of ethnic violence in Ethiopia's capital, according to a new toll from Amnesty International. Also, Liberia's government says it...

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2018-09-18 EYE ON AFRICA

Amnesty warns of 'horrific' violence in Cameroon's anglophone regions

In tonight's edition: Amnesty International sounds the alarm over escalating violence in Cameroon's anglophone crisis. Also, South Africa legalises personal and private use of...

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2018-09-14 EYE ON AFRICA

Zimbabwe's government criticised over cholera outbreak

Zimbabwe's government faces growing criticism over a cholera epidemic that's killed at least 25 people, but authorities say they are committed to ending the outbreak. Also, as...

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