Zuma, Masutha to respond to ICC court challenge

2016-12-06 07:29

The High Court in Pretoria is expected to hear arguments from government on reasons for wanting to withdraw from the International Criminal Court.

Executive 'disregarded' people of SA in ICC withdrawal

2016-12-05 13:10

The executive disregarded the people of South Africa when it decided to withdraw from the International Criminal Court, the DA has argued in court.

Dealing with Trump will be 'easier', says Sudan's Bashir

2016-11-29 20:13

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir has said that he believes it will be easier to deal with US President-elect Donald Trump than with other American leaders who "talk" about democracy, human rights and transparency.

ICC prosecutor: African states leaving court is 'regression'

2016-11-23 06:10

The ICC prosecutor says it is a 'regression' for African nations - including her home country of Gambia - to quit the court and says the continent should work with her office to end impunity for atrocities

WATCH: I was tempted to refer US to ICC after Trump win, says Kenyan leader

2016-11-22 13:00

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta has said that he was "tempted" to refer the US to the International Criminal Court for post-elections violence following the recent election of Donald Trump.

Five questions you may have asked about the ICC

2016-11-22 09:02

A list of commonly-asked questions about the International Criminal Court.

Russian rejection of ICC mirrors US stance

2016-11-17 15:26

The United States has expressed regret that Russia had withdrawn from the International Criminal Court - 14 years after Washington made exactly the same decision.

Russia withdraws signature from ICC

2016-11-16 15:16

Russia is formally withdrawing its signature from the founding statute of the International Criminal Court, saying the tribunal has failed to live up to its hopes.

ICC: Libya will be top priority in 2017, including extremists

2016-11-10 17:45

The ICC is committed to making Libya a priority next year and expanding investigations, potentially including alleged serious crimes by the extremist ISIS group and its affiliates, the prosecutor says.

Ramaphosa: SA not against ICC, but its methods

2016-11-09 22:18

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa says the country's withdrawal from the International Criminal Court is not a rejection of its principles, but a critique of its methods.


ICC: First Lord's Resistance Army trial set to begin

2016-12-05 14:00

The trial of a Lord’s Resistance Army commander Dominic Ongweni is set to begin on December 6 at the International Criminal Court in the Hague, Human Rights Watch has said.

ICC fight will go to ConCourt - DA

2016-12-05 11:20

The DA’s challenge of the government’s decision to withdraw from the International Criminal Court will end up in the Constitutional Court, the party has said.

Gambia leader puts migration on agenda at campaign rally

2016-11-26 19:18

President Yahya Jammeh says Gambians who want to halt an exodus of migrants to the West should vote for him in a December 1 election widely expected to return him to power.

ICC to probe Libya migrant trafficking

2016-11-22 21:00

Prosecutors at the International Criminal Court will probe the trafficking of migrants out of Libya to see if there is evidence of war crimes, the chief prosecutor says.

African experts positive there will be no more ICC withdrawals

2016-11-22 09:19

The Africa Group for Justice and Accountability sees a positive future for the International Criminal Court, predicting that no further countries will withdraw.

Work with ICC rather than withdraw, UN tells countries

2016-11-18 10:10

Countries thinking of leaving the International Criminal Court should instead work within the system to improve the court, a UN spokesperson says.

Top Africa stories: Mugabe, Namibia, Kenya

2016-11-16 20:00

President Joseph Kabila has defied calls for him to step down, and African countries have been urged not to leave the ICC during an annual meeting held in The Hague.

'Don't go!' ICC officials appeal to African defectors

2016-11-16 13:19

"Don't go!" That was the heartfelt appeal to African nations as the International Criminal Court opened its annual meeting under the cloud of a wave of unprecedented defections.

What's at stake as Kenya weighs withdrawal from the ICC

2016-11-10 16:25

It is a question of when, not whether, Kenya will pull out of the ICC. But it is also clear that there is some incentive for Nairobi not to withdraw immediately, writes Thomas Obel Hansen.

Beyond the ICC crisis: is there an alternative path for Africa?

2016-11-08 14:00

There are fears that the withdrawal of countries from the ICC would mark the end of international criminal justice in Africa. This need not be the case, writes Amanda Cabrejo le Roux.

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