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South Africa Is Ready To Withdraw From ICC

South Africa President

South Africa is withdrawing from the International Criminal Court, according to a document seen by Reuters on Thursday, a move that would take effect one year after notice is formally received by United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon. Check Also: Burundi Signed To Quit ICC – Nkurunziza A UN spokesman declined to confirm receipt of the document, which is signed by South ...

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Burundi Signed To Quit ICC – Nkurunziza

Burundi 's Nkurunziza

President Pierre Nkurunziza on Tuesday signed legislation enabling Burundi to withdraw from the International Criminal Court (ICC). Check Also: Bashir Mocks ICC, He Travels To Rwanda Despite ICC Arrest Warrant A copy of the law seen by journalists and dated October 18 allows “the Republic of Burundi’s withdrawal from the Rome statute”, the ICC’s founding treaty. The next step will be ...

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Byanyima Awarded With Honorary Degree – University Of Manchester

Winnie Byanyima

Ms Winnie Byanyima, the executive director of Oxfam International is today (October 19) set to be awarded an honorary degree by University of Manchester as part of its Foundation Day celebrations. Check Also: Why Besigye’s wife Winnie calls Museveni a Wonderful Man According to the university’s official website, Ms Byanyima, who is also an alumna of the University, will use the ...

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UWA Arrested People Selling Baboons As Muchomo In Kafu

Stop eating Baboons

”People are eating baboons” Uganda Wildlife Authority has warned travelers who like buying roasted meat along highways to be cautious of what they are eating. Check Also: Poaching Poses Security Threat in East Africa Addressing the press on Tuesday, Dr. Andrew Seguya, the UWA executive director said a number of times, they have arrested and prosecuted people selling Baboons meat in ...

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Amin Was More Developmental Than Museveni – Besigye

Amin is better than Museveni

”Amin was better than Museveni.” The former Forum for Democratic Change presidential candidate, Dr Kizza Besigye, on Sunday lauded former Ugandan president Idi Amin, saying his eight-year leadership was more developmental than President Museveni’s 30-year reign. Check Also: Besigye: Am seeking international remedies The late Idi Amin ruled Uganda from 1972 to 1979. “Although he was not highly educated, he left ...

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