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Jan Hennop

Jan Hennop

    Charles Taylor guilty of arming and abetting RUF rebels
    Charles Taylor guilty of arming and abetting RUF rebels
    Liberian ex-leader Charles Taylor was convicted Thursday of arming rebels who killed and mutilated thousands in Sierra Leone, in an historic...
    Liberia's Taylor awaits verdict in blood diamond trial
    Liberia's Taylor awaits verdict in blood diamond trial
    Liberian former leader Charles Taylor awaits a verdict on Thursday on charges of arming Sierra Leone's rebels in return for "blood diamonds" in the...
    Outcome anticipated against Congolese militia boss
    Outcome anticipated against Congolese militia boss
    The International Criminal Court (ICC) will hand down judgment in the trial of Congolese militia leader Thomas Lubanga on Wednesday in its first...
    Gbagbo to face ICC judges for Côte d'Ivoire crimes
    Gbagbo to face ICC judges for Côte d'Ivoire crimes
    Former Ivorian strongman Laurent Gbagbo will appear before International Criminal Court (ICC) judges for the first time on Monday over his role in...
    Gbagbo jetted off to face ICC on rights abuses
    Gbagbo jetted off to face ICC on rights abuses
    Côte d'Ivoire's former president Laurent Gbagbo was transferred to the International Criminal Court (ICC) on Wednesday to face charges of rape and...
    Prosecutor: Kenya's post-poll violence was planned
    Prosecutor: Kenya's post-poll violence was planned
    Post-poll violence in Kenya in which over 1 100 people died was not spontaneous but carefully orchestrated by two Kenyan ex-ministers, a...
    Genocide accused Mladic in custody at The Hague
    Genocide accused Mladic in custody at The Hague
    Former Bosnian Serb army chief Ratko Mladic has been placed in custody in The Hague to await trial for genocide and war crimes after almost 16...
    SA looks to gold for treating Aids pandemic
    SA looks to gold for treating Aids pandemic
    Scientists in South Africa are exploring whether one of the country's most precious commodities, gold, could hold the key in the battle against...
    Mandela slowly winding down from public life at 88
    Mandela slowly winding down from public life at 88
    Anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela turns 88 on Tuesday and despite being in exceptional health for his age, South Africa's favourite son is...
    Nuclear pact tops agenda for Chinese PM in SA
    Nuclear pact tops agenda for Chinese PM in SA
    Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao arrived in South Africa on Wednesday on a groundbreaking visit during which the two giants are to sign a nuclear...
    Chinese premier's visit tests textile strains in SA
    Chinese premier's visit tests textile strains in SA
    South Africa's trade relations with juggernaut China will be put to the test this week when Premier Wen Jiabao jets into Cape Town for talks...
    Mbeki pays tribute to Inkosi Bhambatha
    Mbeki pays tribute to Inkosi Bhambatha
    Sounds of Zulu war dances and a military parade filled the air on Sunday as South Africans hailed a Zulu hero whose rebellion a century ago sowed...