Malian extremist pleads guilty to Timbuktu rampage

2016-08-22 19:51

An Islamic extremist has pleaded guilty to destroying historic mausoleums in the Malian desert city of Timbuktu

DRC's Bemba to be handed landmark war crimes sentence

2016-06-19 07:21

Judges at the world's only permanent war crimes court will pass sentence on former Congolese leader Jean-Pierre Bemba, with prosecutors calling for a minimum 25-year sentence.

UN: Rebels kidnap dozens of civilians in DRC

2016-06-08 23:04

Nearly 100 people have been kidnapped in northeast Democratic Republic of Congo during an attack blamed on Uganda's rebel Lord's Resistance Army, the United Nations says.

Sudan's Bashir, wanted by ICC, applies for US visa

2016-05-19 17:48

Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir, wanted by the ICC for alleged war crimes, has applied for a US visa to attend the next UN General Assembly, an official says.

Uganda's Museveni sworn-in for fifth term

2016-05-12 20:02

President Yoweri Museveni of Uganda has embarked on a fourth decade in power when he was sworn into office for a fifth consecutive term.

Central Africa villages take on LRA rebels

2016-05-03 16:23

Obo, and the surrounding villages in southeast Central African Republic have formed a radio network to boost security.

Ivory Coast former first lady loses final appeal

2016-04-21 20:57

Ivory Coast's former first lady Simone Gbagbo is set to go on trial on charges of crimes against humanity after the country's supreme court rejected the latest appeal.

ICC: 'Relentless intimidation' sank Kenya case

2016-04-07 06:34

The International Criminal Court's chief prosecutor has blamed a "relentless" campaign of witness intimidation as the reason behind a decision to drop the case against Kenyan Deputy President William Ruto.

Case against Kenya's deputy president dismissed

2016-04-05 22:00

The International Criminal Court has terminated the case against Kenya's deputy president and ended his trial, saying there is insufficient evidence.

Karadzic convicted of genocide, gets 40 years in prison

2016-03-24 17:16

Former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic has been convicted of genocide and nine other charges at a UN court, and sentenced to 40 years in prison.


ICC jails Bemba for 18 years

2016-06-21 15:48

Judges at the ICC have sentenced former DRC vice president Jean-Pierre Bemba to 18 years in jail for a series of brutal rapes and murders over a decade ago.

Eritrean leaders should face ICC - UN probe

2016-06-09 07:09

Eritrea's government is guilty of committing crimes against humanity since independence a quarter-century ago, with up to 400 000 people "enslaved", and should face international justice, a UN probe says.

Cabinet puts bill to pull out of ICC on hold

2016-06-05 07:29

Cabinet has put a bill on hold that could make South Africa the first African country to withdraw from the International Criminal Court.

ICC 'a bunch of useless people' - Meseveni

2016-05-13 12:28

European, US and Canadian diplomats reportedly walked out of Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni's swearing-in ceremony after he made disparaging comments about the ICC.

Kenyan VP accuses ICC staff of engaging in illicit sex with witnesses

2016-05-04 13:31

Deputy President William Ruto has launched a scathing attack on the ICC, saying the court staff engaged in illicit sexual activities with witnesses and their families in exchange for false evidence against him.

Kenya to prosecute its nationals wanted by the ICC

2016-04-21 21:56

Kenya's attorney general says the government wants three Kenyans wanted by The Hague-based International Criminal Court to be prosecuted locally.

Kenyatta celebrates ICC dropping charges

2016-04-16 21:58

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta and five others who had been charged with crimes against humanity at the International Criminal Court, have held a rally attended by thousands to celebrate the withdrawal of the charges against them.

WATCH: Kenyan journalist cries following acquittal by ICC

2016-04-06 12:15

Former Kenyan radio journalist, Joshua arap Sang has cried after receiving news of his acquittal by the International Criminal Court.

Burundi warns against investigations at ICC

2016-03-30 17:00

Burundi's attorney general has called on families of victims of alleged extrajudicial executions to provide evidence for investigations, warning them not to submit it to the International Criminal Court.

ICC paves way to try LRA commander

2016-03-23 19:00

War crimes judges have confirmed 70 charges against notorious Lord's Resistance Army commander Dominic Ongwen for crimes committed in Uganda, including keeping sex slaves and recruiting child soldiers.

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