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Monthly archives for October, 2016

A (criminal) court of public opinion

A (criminal) court of public opinion

In a surprise move, Burundi and South Africa announced they would withdraw from the International Criminal Court (ICC) in October. They will be the first countries to do so since the court was established in 2002 to prosecute crimes including genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes. Source: Perspective

MTN versus Nigeria

MTN versus Nigeria

MTN’s misadventures in Nigeria have become a cautionary tale for multinationals and governments in the region – but for which side is still a matter of some debate. Source: African Business

Risky business: Alphamin’s DRC mining...

Risky business: Alphamin’s DRC mining gamble

Investors say there is no reward without risk, but some take this credo to greater extremes than others. Source: African Business

Climate consensus: Finding the funds

Climate consensus: Finding the funds

At the September UN General Assembly in New York, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon predicted the Paris climate agreement would enter into force before 2017. He announced that 60 countries had now ratified its terms. Source: Perspective