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Silencing the guns

Silencing the guns

Africa: fragile gains There’s been some progress towards ending wars on the continent, but 2020 was never a realistic goal for ending all conflicts Seven years ago, in 2013, African leaders solemnly...

Time for change

Time for change

African leadership: the golden age The continent’s current crop of leaders is more acquiescent than their post-colonial predecessors in dealing with external attempts at unwarranted interference...

Crime and politics

Sudan: playing the anti-Western card Omar al-Bashir uses the ICC indictment to boost his ratings at home and abroad By James Copnall The International Criminal Court (ICC) charges against Sudan’s...

Mission impossible?

Africa: the search for justice African opposition to the International Criminal Court threatens an important legal recourse available to the continent’s human-rights victims By Annelie Rozeboom Some...