Africa’s ICC Dilemma: A choice of sovereignty or surrender

International Criminal Court’s apparent fixation towards Africa amid clear evidence of pervasive misrule and poverty in the continent, the region remains conflicted over the appropriate response to what analysts describe as ICC’s bias to leaders from Africa. ICC relationship with Africa since its establishment in 2002 raises issues about sovereignty…

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Should Africa Abandon ICC?

Among the criticisms against the International Criminal Court is that it has preoccupied itself with Africa and failed to investigate equally severe conflicts elsewhere. Thirty-four of the 122 signatories to the Rome Statute, which established the court, are African countries – more than from any other continent. Since it was…

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The Orphaned American Voter in 2016?

With the 2016 conventions of the Democratic Party and the Republican Party over, the stage is set for the full campaign season for the November presidential election in the United States. At the event, RNC formally nominated New York billionaire, Donald J. Trump as its presidential candidate while DNC followed…

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