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Rwandan Genocide Suspect Ngombwa Sentenced to 15 Years in Jail Over Fraud in US, Faces Deportation

A Rwandan man, who lied to gain entry into the U.S. after participating in the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi, has been handed a 15-year imprisonment by a court in the United States. Gervais Ngombwa, 57, who has an outstanding indictment against him, faces deportation after serving his sentence, according to

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Ongwen Trial: UPDF Witness Cautioned About Conduct in Court

During Wednesday’s hearing in the trial of Dominic Ongwen at the International Criminal Court (ICC), it emerged that a senior officer with one of Uganda’s intelligence agencies suspected a member of the Ugandan military destroyed documents related to the Uganda government’s interception of radio communications of the Lord’s Resistance Army

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Kenyan Opposition Worried about IEBC’s “unpreparedness to hold Elections”

The National Super Alliance (Nasa), a grouping of Kenya’s top opposition politicians, has dared the elections body the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) to come tell the nation of their preparedness to hold general elections in August. Nasa principals’ comments follow after IEBC cancelled a tender for voter identification and

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Ongwen Trial: ICC Hears Recordings of LRA Leader Announcing Promotions, Discussing Adverse Publicity

On Tuesday, the International Criminal Court (ICC) heard audio recordings of the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) in which LRA leader Joseph Kony announces promotions of his commanders and discusses adverse publicity. The recordings were made during the Ugandan army’s years-long interception of LRA radio communications. Trial lawyer Julien Elderfield played selections

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Gambia scraps age limits for president, deputy and judges

BANJUL The Gambian parliament on Tuesday scrapped the constitutional age limit on presidential election candidates, deputy president and judges after new President Adama Barrow faced questions over his deputy's eligibility due to her age. Anyone over 65 has been barred from running for The Gambia's highest office under a constitutional amendment that

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Ongwen Trial: Witness Testifies That UPDF Began Radio Interception After Rumors of Referral

A member of the Uganda People’s Defense Forces (UPDF) told the International Criminal Court (ICC) that the Ugandan military began tape recording its intercepts of radio communications of the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) soon after rumors circulated on local radio stations that the government intended to ask the ICC to

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