Daniel Howden was formerly Africa Correspondent for The Independent.
22 March 2013 07:31 PM
Bosco Ntaganda, one of central Africa's most notorious warlords, begins his new life in the Netherlands tomorrow after surrendering to the International Criminal Court at The Hague.
Congolese war criminal Bosco 'The Terminator' Ntaganda unexpectedly turns himself in at US embassy in Rwanda
18 March 2013 07:14 PM
One of Africa's most wanted war criminals walked into the United States embassy in Rwanda today and asked to be transferred to the International Criminal Court at The Hague. The US said it was “considering his request” after Bosco Ntaganda, nicknamed the “Terminator” appeared on their doorstep in Rwanda's capital, Kigali.
15 March 2013 05:09 PM
Civil rights groups have called on Zimbabwean voters to reject a new constitution, accusing the political elite, including President Robert Mugabe and former opposition leaders, of imposing a fraud on the people.
11 March 2013 05:46 PM
ICC withdraws charges against former head of civil service as fellow accused wins elections
09 March 2013 12:00 AM
Local media agree to avoid speculation in bid to avoid repeat of 2007 post-election violence
06 March 2013 09:00 PM
Britain was tonight forced to deny a “suspicious and rather animated involvement” in an emerging row over Kenya’s election results.
05 March 2013 08:22 PM
Days of recounts loom as voters struggle to fathom complex voting slips
04 March 2013 09:30 PM
The memories of 2008's deadly clashes were still fresh, yet voters remained determined to have their say
03 March 2013 06:18 PM
For Juliana Rotich, like so many Kenyans, the last election at the end of 2007 evokes painful memories.
01 March 2013 07:12 PM
Kenyans will vote next week with the scars of 2008’s post-election violence still raw. Yet the frontrunner now is accused of orchestrating the brutality – and he may only be running to keep himself out of jail
EU referendum: David Cameron's rules are a 'democratic disgrace', says French-born Scottish politician set to be denied a vote
British tourists complain that impoverished boat migrants are making holidays 'awkward' in Kos
Migrants in Kos: Photos show real tragedy after Brits abroad complain of 'awkward' holidays
A nation of inequality: How the UK is failing to feed its most vulnerable people
Australian man punched in the face for defending Muslim women from abuse on train
David Starkey 'tells Amal Clooney to shut up and stop over-promoting human rights'
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