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Soweto ready to welcome ‘fellow African’ Obama

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

Charles Taylor begins appeal against 50-year sentence

Liberian warlord Charles Taylor has begun his appeal against a 50-year prison sentence handed down by Sierra Leone's UN-backed special court.

Court to hear Charles Taylor’s appeal

Charles Taylor's defence has filed 42 grounds of appeal, calling the trial chamber's decision a "miscarriage of justice".

ICC acquits Congolese ex-militia boss of war crimes

The ICC has acquitted Congolese ex-militia boss Mathieu Ngudjolo Chui of war crimes and ordered his immediate release.

Congolese militia boss Ngudjolo awaits war crimes verdict

The International Criminal Court is to hand down its judgement against Congolese ex-militia boss Mathieu Ngudjolo Chui.

War crimes court jails Liberia’s Taylor for 50 years

A UN-backed war crimes court has sentenced Liberia's former president Charles Taylor to 50 years in jail.

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

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

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

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

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

A prosecutor at the International Criminal Court says Kenya's 2007 post-poll violence was not spontaneous but carefully planned by two ex-ministers.

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