AU to Grant Immunity to Sitting Leaders

Updated: Thu 28 Aug, 04:25 am

The African Union has granted sitting leaders immunity from prosecution for genocide, war crimes, and crimes against humanity by the African Court of Justice and Human Rights. read more »

Questioning the Africa Rising Meme

Updated: Thu 28 Aug, 06:47 am

Before, during and after the US Africa summit one of the most frequently repeated factoids supporting the Africa Rising meme was that 'seven out of ten fastest growing economies are in Africa.' In … read more »

Another Migrant Tragedy Off Italian Coast

Updated: Mon 25 Aug, 03:39 pm

Italian authorities say the number of migrants crossing from Libya to Europe has increased, with over 100 000 arrivals in 2014. This as 3,500 migrants were rescued and at least 18 bodies found in the … read more »