Jan Hennop

AFP correspondent -- The Netherlands

Stolen Picasso unearthed by ‘Indiana Jones of art’

The theft of the Picasso, valued at around $7-million at the time, baffled French police

Dutch vote in ‘Rutte referendum’ after shooting

The ballot, in which 13 million people are eligible to vote, will be widely watched abroad as a bellwether for European Parliament elections in May

Dutch police arrest suspect after three shot dead on tram

Mosques and schools were closed across the Netherlands' fourth-largest city following the bloodshed

War crimes court to rule on release of Côte d’Ivoire ex-president

Laurent Gbagbo has spent seven years behind bars on charges of crimes against humanity

ICC ‘undeterred’ after US sanctions threat

​The International Criminal Court says its work will continue 'undeterred' after Washington threatened to prosecute its judges

US urges top UN court to stay out of Chagos islands row

London split off the remote islands from Mauritius in 1965, three years before Port Louis gained independence

‘Butcher of Bosnia’ found guilty of genocide

UN judges sentenced Ratko Mladic to life imprisonment after finding him guilty of war crimes in the brutal Balkans conflicts over two decades ago.

MH17 inquiry reportedly concludes plane shot down by Russian-made missile

An international inquiry has concluded that Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 was shot down by a Russian-made missile, a Dutch paper reported.

US blasts ICC war crimes probe of Israel as ‘tragic irony’

The US has criticised the ICC's preliminary probe into war crimes allegedly committed by Israel in Gaza as "counterproductive to the cause of peace".

Kenya: Arrest warrant issued for briber in Ruto ICC trial

The ICC has issued a warrant for a Kenyan who allegedly tried to bribe witnesses to drop their testimony against Deputy President William Ruto.

Kenya’s Ruto starts ICC trial with non-guilty plea

Kenya's Vice-President William Ruto has pleaded not guilty to charges against him at the opening of his trial at the International Criminal Court.

Soweto ready to welcome ‘fellow African’ Obama

Residents of Soweto are preparing to welcome US President Barack Obama as a "fellow African".

Press Releases

Transport Month

An infrastructure-led recovery will help to stimulate demand in the South African economy, which is vital post the Covid-19 pandemic

Limpopo’s Economic Recovery Plan to fight Covid-19 impact

Billions have been set aside to help farmers and industries get back on their feet as part of the Limpopo Socio-Economic Recovery Plan

Disrupt the corrupt

Whistle-blowers should be seen as real heroes in the fight against corruption and we need a change in culture for this to happen

Corporates: A force for good for a sustainable future

In order to see people and nature thrive what is required is a strong focus on partnerships – we cannot act alone anymore

Combatting wildlife crime in Southern Africa activity annual programme statement (APS) No. 04

Concept papers are sought for implementating activities, for a multi-faceted programme that aims to reduce poaching and illegal trade in wildlife

The financial decisions made during your life journey, and their impact on your retirement outcome

The longer you save towards retirement the larger your retirement savings are expected to be due to the effect of compounding interest

In conversation with SA Reserve Bank Governer, Lesetja Kganyago

'Make interest rates zero and inflation goes up and then people save less – we need savings to fund investment in this country'

Secure your business from cyber threats

Many business-grade security systems now have built-in learning systems and AI to help businesses stay up to date with protection

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