After Boko Haram

THE marks of terrorist rule start to appear a couple of hundred kilometres north of Yola, capital of Nigeria’s Adamawa state. Bombed churches and burnt-out political offices sit decaying in Hong, one of the southernmost towns taken by Boko Haram. Broken-down tanks adorned with the jihadists’ emblem litter the road

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The battle against impunity goes on

The fight over Ruto EVER since an incumbent president, Sudan’s Omar al-Bashir, was indicted in 2008 for genocide and other alleged crimes, the pendulum began to swing against the International Criminal Court (ICC), at least in Africa. Some people, especially African leaders, think it biased, since all those so far convicted have been African. Earlier in October a South African deputy minister said his government was planning to leave the court

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Africa: Sharing a Husband May Lead to Greater Wealth and Health, Study Says

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Nairobi -Children can thrive in polygamous families and are often better off than those from monogamous households in poor communities, researchers said on Monday, calling for greater cultural sensitivity among campaigners seeking to ban polygamy.

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Congo-Kinshasa: Concerns Raised Over Resignation of Electoral Commission President

[CISA] Kinshasa -The resignation of Fr Apollinaire Malu-malu as President of the Independent Electoral Commission (CENI) has raised questions in the Democratic Republic of Congo, which is about to experience a busy electoral calendar.

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Rwanda: Training Minister Dropped From Cabinet

[New Times] Albert Nsengiyumva, who has been the State Minister in charge of Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET), was this morning relieved of his ministerial duties according to a statement from the Office of the Prime Minister.

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