Category Archives: Legal Judicial

Sudan Requests UN, US, EU Help to Resolve Dam Conflict With Ethiopia

Sudan has formally requested four-party mediation on the standoff with Ethiopia over Addis Ababa’s Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam, a hydropower dam on the Blue Nile River.Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok asked the African Union, the United Nations, the E…

UN Court Opens Maritime Dispute Hearing Without Kenya

PARIS – Kenya has refused to attend a weeklong hearing by the United Nations’ highest court over a long-running maritime dispute with Somalia.In a letter last week to The Hague-based International Court of Justice, or ICJ, the Kenyan government cited a…

Rwanda Paid for Flight That Brought Hotel Rwanda ‘Hero’ to Kigali

Rwandan Justice Minister Johnston Busingye said in an interview broadcast Friday that Kigali had paid for the plane that brought the hero of the hit movie Hotel Rwanda to his home country to be arrested and tried.A critic of Rwandan President Paul Kaga…

Mozambique: 37 Terrorists Killed in Run-Up to Christmas

Maputo — The Mozambican defence and security forces killed 37 terrorists and seized 21 firearms from them in the northern province of Cabo Delgado during the week prior to Christmas, according to the general commander of the police force, Bernadino Raf…

Mozambique: Inspectors Clash With Fishermen Over Illegal Nets

Maputo — Fishermen using illegal fishing gear in the northern Mozambican province of Nampula on Monday attacked fisheries inspectors who tried to seize and destroy their nets, reports Tuesday’s issue of the independent daily “O Pais”.The incident happe…

Mozambique: Former Junta Spokesperson Calls for End to Attacks

Maputo — The former spokesperson for the dissident Renamo Military Junta, Joao Machava, has turned against Junta leader Mariano Nhongo, accusing him of distorting the reasons behind the creation of the Junta, through his continued military attacks in t…