Hague Court Ruling On Al-Bashir, South Africa – Pragmatism Wins the Day

[The Conversation Africa] The International Criminal Court (ICC) has finally handed down it’s highly anticipated judgment on South Africa’s failure to arrest Sudanese President Omar Al-Bashir. In a somewhat surprising decision, the court’s pre-trial ch…

[The Conversation Africa] The International Criminal Court (ICC) has finally handed down it's highly anticipated judgment on South Africa's failure to arrest Sudanese President Omar Al-Bashir. In a somewhat surprising decision, the court's pre-trial chamber ruled that South Africa had failed to comply with its obligations as a signatory to the Rome Statute. But ICC judges stopped short of taking tougher action, choosing not to refer South Africa to either the Assembly of State Parties or the United Nations Security Council.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

Political Irrationality Is Ruining South Africa, but Can Still Be Stopped

[The Conversation Africa] In popular conceptions of what it means to be human is the universal notion that our species – homo sapiens – is essentially rational. It’s commonly believed that as rational beings, our thoughts and actions are informed by re…

[The Conversation Africa] In popular conceptions of what it means to be human is the universal notion that our species - homo sapiens - is essentially rational. It's commonly believed that as rational beings, our thoughts and actions are informed by reason and logic that precludes the influence of emotions. On the other hand, irrationality is associated with defective reasoning, perverse thinking, being excessively emotional, or at worst, crazy.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

7 Die on the Spot in Timboroa Bus Accident

[Capital FM] Nakuru -Seven people died on the spot after the bus they were travelling in was involved in a road accident at Hill Tea in Timboroa, on the Great North Road.

[Capital FM] Nakuru -Seven people died on the spot after the bus they were travelling in was involved in a road accident at Hill Tea in Timboroa, on the Great North Road.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Malta’s First Gentleman Pays Courtesy Call On Sports Minister and GFA President

[Ghana Govt.] The Minister for Youth and Sports, Mr Isaac Kwame Asiamah, yesterday, hosted the First Gentleman of Malta, Mr Edgar Preca, in Accra for discussions on bilateral relations in the area of sports development.

[Ghana Govt.] The Minister for Youth and Sports, Mr Isaac Kwame Asiamah, yesterday, hosted the First Gentleman of Malta, Mr Edgar Preca, in Accra for discussions on bilateral relations in the area of sports development.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

Elani to Launch Album Two Days to Elections

[Nation] Afro-pop group band Elani is set to make a comeback by dropping a new album after taking a hiatus for close to two years. The group, comprising of lawyers Brain Chweya, Maureen Kunga an actuarial scientist Wambui Ngugi, has set the date for th…

[Nation] Afro-pop group band Elani is set to make a comeback by dropping a new album after taking a hiatus for close to two years. The group, comprising of lawyers Brain Chweya, Maureen Kunga an actuarial scientist Wambui Ngugi, has set the date for the release of their second album as August 6.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Health Minister Expresses Joy

[NEWS] Health Minister Dr. Bernice Dahn has expressed joy over the establishment of the eye center at JFK Hospital in Monrovia.’ The Health Minister also said she’s overwhelmed with joy that President’s son, Charles Sirleaf to avail himself for treatme…

[NEWS] Health Minister Dr. Bernice Dahn has expressed joy over the establishment of the eye center at JFK Hospital in Monrovia.' The Health Minister also said she's overwhelmed with joy that President's son, Charles Sirleaf to avail himself for treatment at the newly established eye center.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia