Burundi Becomes First Country to Leave International Criminal Court

[Deutsche Welle] An ICC spokesman has confirmed that Burundi’s pullout took effect on Friday, a year after the country notified the court of its intention to leave. Some African nations feel the ICC focuses too much on the continent.

[Deutsche Welle] An ICC spokesman has confirmed that Burundi's pullout took effect on Friday, a year after the country notified the court of its intention to leave. Some African nations feel the ICC focuses too much on the continent.

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi

Who Is Really Responsible for Collapse of Zimbabwe’s Health Services?

[IPS] Oakland -On October 22, 2017, the World Health Organization (WHO) announced that it had removed Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe as a goodwill ambassador following outrage and concerns raised by his appointment just two days before.

[IPS] Oakland -On October 22, 2017, the World Health Organization (WHO) announced that it had removed Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe as a goodwill ambassador following outrage and concerns raised by his appointment just two days before.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Soccer Star Asamoah Gyan Acquires License to Operate an Airline in Ghana

[This is Africa] Ghana’s leading goal scorer Asamoah Gyan has started his airline Baby Jet (BBJ) Airlines. Gyna was recently issued with a certificate of operation. The airline is set to first start as a cargo carrier before it becomes a passenger airl…

[This is Africa] Ghana's leading goal scorer Asamoah Gyan has started his airline Baby Jet (BBJ) Airlines. Gyna was recently issued with a certificate of operation. The airline is set to first start as a cargo carrier before it becomes a passenger airline. Congratulations Gyan.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

President Obiang’s Son Given Suspended Sentence in French Trial

[RFI] The son of Equatorial Guinea’s President Teodoro Obiang has been given a three-month suspended jail sentence and fine by a French court in the first of three cases of embezzlement targeting the families of African leaders.

[RFI] The son of Equatorial Guinea's President Teodoro Obiang has been given a three-month suspended jail sentence and fine by a French court in the first of three cases of embezzlement targeting the families of African leaders.

source: AllAfrica News: Equatorial Guinea

Zimbabwe’s Biggest Bank Hit With U.S.$385 Million Penalty

[Zimbabwe Independent] Zimbabwe’s biggest bank by asset base, CBZ Bank, has been slapped with a staggering US$3,8 billion fine by the United States Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (Ofac) for thousands of financial transactions done on behal…

[Zimbabwe Independent] Zimbabwe's biggest bank by asset base, CBZ Bank, has been slapped with a staggering US$3,8 billion fine by the United States Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (Ofac) for thousands of financial transactions done on behalf of ZB Bank then under economic sanctions imposed by the world's largest economy, the Zimbabwe Independent can exclusively reveal.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Biafra War – You Lied, IPOB, FFK Tell Gowon

[Premium Times] The Indigenous People Of Biafra, IPOB, has reacted to a claim by ex-military head of state, Yakubu Gowon, that late warlord, Odumegu Ojukwu caused the Biafra civil war.

[Premium Times] The Indigenous People Of Biafra, IPOB, has reacted to a claim by ex-military head of state, Yakubu Gowon, that late warlord, Odumegu Ojukwu caused the Biafra civil war.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Radio and Weasel to Celebrate Ten Years in the Music Industry

[Observer] On Wednesday afternoon, Uganda’s dynamic duo, Radio and Weasel, hosted journalists at Kyadondo rugby club to answer a few questions concerning their upcoming tenth anniversary.

[Observer] On Wednesday afternoon, Uganda's dynamic duo, Radio and Weasel, hosted journalists at Kyadondo rugby club to answer a few questions concerning their upcoming tenth anniversary.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Age Limit Consultation Money a Bribe – Bobi Wine

[Observer] Kyadondo East MP Robert Kyagulanyi, popularly known as Bobi Wine has joined a group of legislators who have rejected the Shs 29 million consultation money on the age limit bill.

[Observer] Kyadondo East MP Robert Kyagulanyi, popularly known as Bobi Wine has joined a group of legislators who have rejected the Shs 29 million consultation money on the age limit bill.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Sassa Rejects Post Office’s Counter Offer

[News24Wire] Talks between social grants agency South Africa Social Security Agency (Sassa) and the South African Post Office (SAPO) over a deal to distribute social grants have collapsed.

[News24Wire] Talks between social grants agency South Africa Social Security Agency (Sassa) and the South African Post Office (SAPO) over a deal to distribute social grants have collapsed.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa