The trial and judgment on the continent has been hailed by the United Nations, Human Rights Watch and other countries and organisations.
Weeks before President Ismaïl Guelleh stands for an unconstitutional fourth term, he has lost a “politically motivated” case against his former ally.
Suicidal man confesses on a live radio phone-in to participating in the deaths of opponents of the late military dictator Augusto Pinochet.
The former Chadian dictator’s trial has been postponed in Dakar after he caused a disturbance in court and told his lawyers to refuse to participate.
The case of one of the most notorious torture cases of the 17-year military dictatorship of Augusto Pinochet over Chili was reopened in 2013.
President Zuma has elaborated on what he would do differently if parliamentary democracy did not get in his way so much.
Like many a tinpot dictator, Malema is courting Euro love. Careful, Juju! They'll be nice now, but all running dogs of euro-capitalism eventually end badly.
In some cases the readiness to inflict one's dearth of artistic talent on a helpless world may be a sign of far worse things to come.
The Mail & Guardian reveals a document penned by President Thabo Mbeki in 2001 in which he warns Robert Mugabe over his style of rule.