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US Impunity Erodes World Justice

26 Oct

Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)
by Nicolas J S Davies*, October 25, 2016
Consortium News
 

The International Criminal Court charges only Africans with human rights crimes while granting impunity to U.S. officials and their allies, undermining what had been a noble idea of universal justice, writes Nicolas J S Davies.

In the past week, Burundi and South Africa have joined Namibia in declaring their intention to withdraw from the jurisdiction of the International Criminal Court (ICC). They are likely to be followed by a parade of other African countries, jeopardizing the future of an international court that has prosecuted 39 officials from eight African countries but has failed to indict a single person who is not African.
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WB to Finance 19 ACEs to Help Transform Africa’s Science, Technology, and Higher Education: Where is Ethiopia?

22 Apr

By Keffyalew Gebremedhin – The Ethiopia Observatory

The World Bank is scheduled to spend $150 million to finance 19 university-based Centers of Excellence in Sub-Saharan Africa. The Bank indicated that these competitively selected centers would receive funding for advanced specialized studies in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM)-related disciplines, as well as in agriculture and health.
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Gambia’s Healer-President: An African disgrace with guns, juju spirit and regular fake ballots

4 Oct

The president known for ordering the shooting of prisoners, because he has too many of them, seen as ealie (Courtesy of Freedom Newspaper)

Editor’s Note:

    Why are those terrified of the International Criminal Court (ICC) and are campaigning about the end of its work in Africa never heard of raising their voices, amongst others, against the crimes of the ruthless dictator of Gambia ‘His Excellency Sheikh Professor Alhaji Dr. Yahya Jammeh’, if at all their concerns for the dignity of Africa and its people were genuine?
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