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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
    Ex-Liberian president Charles Taylor has been found guilty of terrorism, murder and rape committed by rebels during Liberia's 11-year civil war.
    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 charges of arming Sierra Leone's rebels in return for "blood diamonds" in the 1990s.
    Outcome anticipated against Congolese militia boss
    Outcome anticipated against Congolese militia boss
    The ICC will hand down judgment in the trial of Congolese militia leader Thomas Lubanga who is accused of enlisting child soldiers under 15 to fight.
    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 the ICC for the first time on Monday over his role in the aftermath of last year's polls.
    Gbagbo jetted off to face ICC on rights abuses
    Gbagbo jetted off to face ICC on rights abuses
    Côte d'Ivoire's Laurent Gbagbo has been sent to the ICC to face criminal charges -- becoming the first former president to stand before the tribunal.
    Prosecutor: Kenya's post-poll violence was planned
    Prosecutor: Kenya's post-poll violence was planned
    A prosecutor at the International Criminal Court says Kenya's 2007 post-poll violence was not spontaneous but carefully planned by two ex-ministers.
    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 war crimes after almost 16 years on the run.
    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 diseases such as HIV/Aids, malaria and cancer. Once developed, the drugs could be considered as a potential choice of therapy for individuals infected with HIV.
    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.
    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 cooperation pact and discuss the thorny question of textile imports from Beijing. South African officials have said the proposed agreement between South Africa and power-hungry China on the peaceful use of nuclear energy was vital.
    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 centred around China's mighty textile industry. The SA economy has been hit hard in its own textiles sector by cheap imports from China and President Thabo Mbeki's government has come under increasing pressure to deal with the problem.