Former president Jacob Zuma was never going to remain the all-powerful and omnipresent political figure that he thought, writes Pieter du Toit.
After nearly a quarter century of prosecuting Balkan wars atrocities, the United Nations' Yugoslav war crimes tribunal is closing down with many major suspects convicted but denial of crimes and glorification of war criminals still rife in the region.
Bosnian Croat war criminal Slobodan Praljak probably died from heart failure after swallowing potassium cyanide, Dutch prosecutors said late Friday.
A Bosnian Croat war criminal died on Wednesday after apparently drinking poison in dramatic courtroom scenes after UN judges upheld his 20-year jail term, Croatian media said, throwing the tribunal into chaos during its final judgment.
A Bosnian Croat war criminal has died after apparently drinking poison in dramatic courtroom scenes after UN judges upheld his 20-year jail term.
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