Ivory Coasts Gbagbo free under conditions in Belgium by International Criminal Court in The Hague on charges of crimes against humanity, court said Tuesday.
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Belgium has agreed to take in former Ivory Coast president Laurent Gbagbo after his shock acquittal at the International Criminal Court.
The acquittal at the ICC of Ivory Coast’s former President Laurent Gbagbo on crimes against humanity is making waves in the West African nation.
Top Ghana investigative journalist Ahmed Hussein-Suale killed. The act is signalling a dangerous twist to the fight against corruption in Ghana.
Defense lawyers again urge for the immediate release of ex Ivory Coast President Laurent Gbagbo and ex-government minister from detention at the ICC.
An investigative journalist in Ghana who helped expose a high-ranking official at world soccer body FIFA as corrupt was shot dead by gunmen on a motorbike.
The International Criminal Court in a stunning decision on Tuesday acquitted former Ivorian president Laurent Gbagbo of war crimes charges.
Senegal’s constitutional court has approved five of 27 candidates who filed to run in the Feb. 24 presidential elections, rejecting two major opponents.
Two years after President Yahya Jammeh left power in Gambia, truth commission probes into abuses carried out during his more than two decades in power.
Journalists in Gambia launched a self-regulatory body they hope will offer legitimacy, and far more freedom, to media emerging from a dictatorship.