The former Johannesburg mayor has 18 months to build a movement and a team to compete in the 2021 municipal elections, writes Adriaan Basson.
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A British judge has dismissed torture charges against the ex-wife of the former Liberian president Charles Taylor, relating to the west African country's bitter civil war.
A Dutch arms dealer, who faces 19 years in jail in the Netherlands for selling firearms to former Liberian president Charles Taylor, is still in police custody, despite arguing that his continued detention could prove fatal.
A man, convicted of being an accessory to war crimes for selling weapons to former Liberian president Charles Taylor, has been issued with a temporary visa to stay in South Africa until 2020, the Cape Town Magistrate's Court has heard.
Yahya Jammeh stole millions of dollars in his final weeks in power, and Zimbabwe's education minister says "sport and mass display" will now be a compulsory school subject up to age 16.
No deal has been reached in last-ditch attempts by a regional mediation team to persuade Gambia's longtime leader to step down.
The last remaining United Nations sanctions on Liberia have been lifted in a decision the United States said was a tangible sign of how far the West African country had come.
Former Liberian president Charles Taylor says his imprisonment in Britain breaches his human rights and has applied to serve the rest of his jail term for war crimes in Rwanda, his lawyer says.
A Dutch fugitive, convicted of crimes against humanity and selling firearms to former Liberian president Charles Taylor, used "blood money" to fund his extravagant lifestyle, the Cape Town Magistrate’s Court has heard.
Dutch prosecutors are requesting the extradition of convicted Dutch arms dealer Augustinus Petrus Kouwenhoven, arrested in South Africa, to serve a 19-year sentence for his role in Liberia's bloody civil war.
A Dutch fugitive, convicted of selling weapons to former Liberian president Charles Taylor, was arrested after being tracked down to a home in the Cape Town suburb of Fresnaye on Friday.
The Gambia's Yahya Jammeh, who has pledged to step down, is one of a long list of African leaders forced out by coups, rebels or popular uprisings.
Nigerian legislators have voted to offer asylum to Gambia's longtime leader, who is refusing to cede power after losing elections.
Convicted Liberian ex-president Charles Taylor's request to be transferred from Britain to serve the remainder of a 50-year jail term in Africa has been denied.
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