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Podcast: Phil Clark summarises reactions to ‘Distant Justice: The Impact of the ICC on African Politics’ during a book tour of five countries

Introduction to a roundtable discussion about the International Criminal Court and Africa, held at Africa Research Institute on 12 June 2019. https://audiomack.com/song/africaresearch/phil-clark-discusses-africa-book-tour-for-his-book-distant-justice
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Why international justice must go local: the ICC in Africa

Criticism of the ICC on the grounds of anti-African bias or neo-colonialism is simplistic. It overstates the power of the ICC and underestimates the ability of African states to manipulate the Court for their own ends.
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Prof. Ahmed I Samatar: “Decolonisation in Somaliland on 26 June 1960 in historical perspective”

On 26 June 2018, the 58th anniversary of Somaliland's independence, Professor Ahmed I Samatar placed that event in historical context and considered its relevance today.
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DR Congo: Six reasons why President Joseph Kabila will not relinquish power on 23 December 2018 By Alex Ntung

National elections are scheduled for 23 December 2018 in the Democratic Republic of Congo. It is likely that Joseph Kabila, who has managed to delay polls since his mandate ended in 2016, will continue to do so.
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Launch of Somaliland International Observation Mission final report 15 March 2018

Speakers: Michael Walls (chief observer), Susan Mwape, Ahmed Farag, Conrad Heine, Carrie Goggin, Andrea Klingel
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Omaru Badara Sisay Director of the Situation Room, National Ebola Response Centre (NERC)

OB Sisay describes the function of the national response centre, analyses external interventions and considers what the country learned from the crisis.
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Somaliland – the presidential election and after 19 January 2018

Speakers: HE Dr Sa’ad Ali Shire (Minister of Foreign Affairs, Somaliland) – from 4.45 mins on the podcast Dr Michael Walls (International Election Observation Mission) – from 19.00 mins on the podcast Nimco Ali (co-founder of Daughters of Eve and civic activist) – from 40.10 mins...
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2018: Elections in Africa

At least 5 sub-Saharan African nations are due to hold presidential or general elections in 2018. Check out our expert briefings and reading material on our interactive elections resource map.