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3 President Buhari in a bilateral meeting with Prime Minister of the Netherlands Mr Mark Rutte in The Hague on 16th July 2018

President Buhari welcomes Netherlands support for restoration of Lake Chad

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday welcomed the interest of the Dutch Prime Minister, Mark Rutte, to support the restoration of the Lake Chad to its old glory.
Lt Gen Hun Manet at a military exercise. KT-Chor Sokunthea

Cambodian premier’s son gets military roles amid human rights concerns

The son of Cambodia's long-serving leader was promoted to two senior military posts on Saturday as his father looks to tighten his family's grip on the country's leadership.

Wole Soyinka: President Buhari treating killer herdsmen with kid gloves

Nobel laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, on Wednesday accused President Muhammadu Buhari of treating killer herdsmen with kid gloves.
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres

UN chief: All atrocity crimes preventable, can’t be justified

Guterres said atrocity crimes – genocide, crimes against humanity, war crimes, and ethnic cleansing – were not “inevitable” and urged that the international community must do more to end violence against innocent people.

ICC to rule in war crimes appeal by ex-Congolese VP

International judges will on Friday hand down a verdict in the appeal of disgraced former Congolese vice-president Jean-Pierre Bemba, fighting his conviction for war crimes and an 18-year jail term.

Justice Eboe-Osuji assures African leaders of fairness at ICC

The ICC President explained that his priority in office would be effective communication with all States Parties so as to avoid misinformation and misunderstanding.

DR Congo warlord jailed for ‘sexual slavery’ – NGO

A military court in the Democratic Republic of Congo on Saturday sentenced a warlord to 20 years in prison after finding him guilty of "sexual slavery" a decade ago, an aid group said.

Myanmar repatriates first Rohingya refugees

Myanmar on Saturday repatriated the first five of nearly 700,000 minority Rohingya Muslims who fled to Bangladesh after a brutal military crackdown was launched in August, dubbed ethnic cleansing by the UN.

Myanmar jails soldiers involved in Rohingya massacre

Seven Myanmar soldiers have been sentenced to prison for their involvement in the massacre of 10 Rohingya men in Rakhine state last September, the army said on Tuesday.

Palestinian government urges ICC to investigate “Israeli war crimes”

The Palestinian national unity government on Tuesday urged the International Criminal Court (ICC) to launch an immediate investigation into “Israeli war crimes and crimes against humanity” of killing Palestinians.

North Korea selling weapons to Syria, Myanmar – UN report

North Korea has been selling weapons to the governments of Syria and Myanmar, and has been exporting banned materials such as coal, iron, and steel, a United Nations report has found.

UN accuses Burundi govt of crimes against humanity

United Nations investigators say there is strong evidence that crimes against humanity have been committed in Burundi.

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15-year-old raped by brother jailed over abortion

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Abia guber: I have forgiven Olisa Metuh – Alex Otti

Governorship candidate of the All Progressive Grand Alliance, APGA, in the 2015 election in Abia State, Dr.Alex Otti , said he had forgiven the former spokesman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Chief Olisa Metuh, for the role he played during the collation of the results of the election at the INEC collation centre , Umuahia , in 2015.

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