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ICC slams Chad and Malawi over al-Bashir

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Listen New York (Alshahid)-The International Criminal Court on Thursday criticised Chad and Malawi for failing to arrest Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir during visits to those countries. ICC prosecutor Luis Moreno-Ocampo told the UN Security Council in New York that the ICC found the Malawian and Chadian governments had failed to implement arrest warrants against al-Bashir. […]

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Kenya Lawmakers Reject Anti-Corruption Commission Nominees

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Listen Nairobi (Alshahid)-Kenya Parliament was Thursday asked to reject President Kibaki’s and Prime Minister Raila Odinga’s nomination of three people to the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission as they were deemed not to have the passion to fight graft. The parliamentary committee on Justice and Legal Affairs rejected the three – Mumo Matemu, Prof Jane Kerubo […]

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Somali Pirates Jailed for Life for Murder, Hijacking US yacht

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Listen Norfolk (Alshahid)-A U.S. federal court sentenced two Somali men to life in prison on Thursday for their roles in a pirate attack on an American yacht earlier this year which resulted in the deaths of four U.S. citizens, prosecutors said. The defendants, 32-year-old Mohamud Hirs Issa Ali and 20-year-old Jilani Abdiali were among 19 […]

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Shortchanging Somalia

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Listen It’s hard to imagine what could make the situation in Somalia, a desperately poor failed state that hasn’t had a functioning government since 1991 and is in the midst of a deadly drought, even worse. But a Minnesota bank may have found something. Minneapolis-based Franklin Bank is widely believed to be the last bank […]

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Inside Kenya’s war with Al Shabaab

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Listen Bur Gabo, Somalia (CNN) – We had tried for weeks to get access to Kenya’s incursion into lawless Somalia. The go finally came from the Kenyan military in a text message late one Saturday night. We’re told to be at the Nairobi’s military airbase before dawn. “Bring our own flak jackets,” we were told. […]

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