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Al Bashir case: ICC Appeals Chamber to deliver its Judgment on Jordan’s appeal on 6 May 2019

Al Bashir case: ICC Appeals Chamber to deliver its Judgment on Jordan’s appeal on 6 May 2019

On 6 May 2019 at 9:30 a.m. (The Hague local time), the Appeals Chamber of the International Criminal Court (“ICC” or “the Court”) will deliver its judgment on the appeal by the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan against Pre-Trial Chamber II’s decision of 11 December 2017 in the Al Bashir case. ...
Creating Indigenous Knowledge of Africa for Africans

Creating Indigenous Knowledge of Africa for Africans

For Africa and other so-called third world countries to progress, they must tell their own stories based on their indigenous knowledge and experience. Africans must create their own knowledge based on their own realities. You cannot develop people; people must develop themselves based on what they are used to. You ...
Sudan’s mayhem: Teacher, don’t teach me nonsense

Sudan’s mayhem: Teacher, don’t teach me nonsense

Imagine you were a teacher who taught what you did not practice. Envisage you did not lead by example as a teacher. What would you expect your students to learn from you? Have you ever heard of one pointing an accusing finger at someone else while the rest of the ...
Omar al-Bashir of Sudan ousted and arrested in a military Coup

Omar al-Bashir of Sudan ousted and arrested in a military Coup

Omar al-Bashir of Sudan ousted and arrested in a military Coup Following months of peaceful protests in Sudan, Sudan’s President Omar al-Bashir, who has been in power for nearly 30 years has been ousted and arrested, according to the defence minister. Speaking on state TV, insisted the army had decided ...
Proverb of the week: The word of a friend makes you cry; the word of an enemy makes you laugh

Proverb of the week: The word of a friend makes you cry; the word of an enemy makes you laugh

This proverb, which might sound ironic and contradictory to many, is typical of the Tuaregs, a nomadic tribe predominantly found in the central and western Sahara and along the middle of Niger, stretching from Tombouctou to Nigeria. This tribe is present in Niger, Mali, Algeria, Burkina Faso and Mauritania. Amongst ...
Proverb of the week: A funeral offers the opportunity for reconciliation.

Proverb of the week: A funeral offers the opportunity for reconciliation.

Akavia kakhuanyisivyanga mumasika. (Nyala, Kenya) Mazishi hutoa nafasi ya Upatanisho. (Kiswahili) Le deuil est une occasion de réconciliation. (French) A funeral offers the opportunity for reconciliation. (English) The proverb, which is used amongst the Abanyala group in Kenya, teaches the importance of peace and reconciliation amongst people, which leads to ...

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