October 27, 2020

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The Rwandan businessman suspected of financing the country’s 1994 genocide has been transferred to the Hague to await trial. The United Nations International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals said in a statement Monday that 87-year-old Felicien Kabuga would soon go before a judge. Kabuga was moved to the Hague Monday from France, where he evaded arrest for more than 22 years before his capture near Paris in May. Kabuga’s attorneys sought to have him tried in France, but last

The U.N. human rights office is urging the government of Ivory Coast to restrain its security forces and curb violent inter-communal clashes and political protests in the run-up to Saturday’s presidential elections. At least 20 people reportedly have been killed in inter-communal clashes and violent confrontations between Ivorian security forces and opposition protesters. U.N. human rights monitors report that demonstrations

South Africa, Africa’s most mature democracy, is watching the American election with great interest — and trepidation. Residents of the country, for the most part, say four years of U.S.-Africa relations under President Donald Trump have done nothing for their lives. VOA spoke to analysts and citizens in Johannesburg, the economic hub of the continent, about what matters to them