• April 1, 2023

Putin’s arrest warrant worries South Africa

Pretoria could be forced to arrest the Russian president in respect of its obligations vis-à-vis international justice, in particular the Rome Statute. The government of Cyril Ramaphosa does not hide its …

Business:World Bank reaffirms its commitment to Niger

World Bank President David Malpass told a press conference in Niamey on Thursday that security and energy were “indispensable for development” in the Sahel, at the end of a two-day visit …

Uganda will send soldiers to Moscow to defend Putin if need be – President’s son

The son of Ugandan leader Yoweri Museveni, Muhoozi Kainerugaba, said he would send Ugandan troops to defend Moscow in case of an “imperialist” threat. Call me “Putinist” if you want, we …

Gunfire killed two people and wounded 12 at a Beirut rally organised by the Shiite Hezbollah and Amal movements Thursday to demand the dismissal of the Beirut blast lead investigator, a doctor said. One man died of a gun shot to the head and the other of a shot to the chest, said Mariam Hassan of the Sahel Hospital in Beirut’s mainly Shiite southern suburbs. Twelve wounded are in critical condition, the doctor said, reporting a continued influx of casualties. AFP correspondents in the area heard heavy gunfire. Lebanese television broadcast images of men carrying rifles and heavy weaponry. In a follow-up statement, the military warned that it would open fire at anyone firing live rounds, calling on civilians to evacuate the area. Prime Minister Najib Mikati called for calm to be restored and warned against attempts to drag Lebanon into violence.

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