#UgandaToday ____________________________________ 8:47am AROUND THE CONTINENT: 8 jihadists killed in Sinai, says Egypt army By AFP: The International Criminal Court in The Hague said Wednesday it will combine the cases of two ex-militiamen, including senior football official Patrice-Edouard Ngaissona (pictured), for war crimes allegedly committed in the Central African Republic (CAR).
Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir speaks during the signing of a peace deal between the Central African Republic government and 14 armed groups following two weeks of talks in the Sudanese capital Khartoum, Sudan, February 5, 2019.
Others include Afghanistan, Central African Republic, Iraq, Mali, Nigeria, Somalia, Syria and Yemen.
The road is planned to pass through six countries — 737km in Nigeria, 1,044km in Cameroon, 1,319km in the Central African Republic (CAR), 1,561km in DR Congo, 740km in Uganda and 1,100km in Kenya.
Nigeria’s diaspora makes the sixth largest remittance in the world yet it is sidelined from voting — something well in progress in smaller African countries such as Botswana, Chad, Central African Republic and Cape Verde.
War torn countries like DR Congo, Iraq and Central African Republic have successfully conducted acceptable elections recently.
The United Nations peacekeepers in the Central African Republic (CAR) were "ineffective" in protecting civilians from attacks by armed groups in the town of Batangafo in October and November, a medical aid organisation has said in a new report.
That is how an international aid agency has described United Nations peacekeepers deployed during days of violence last year in the Central African Republic.
Commenting on the agenda for the AU, international news agencies reported on Feb.09 that United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said that peaceful elections in DR Congo, Mali and Madagascar, as well as peace deals in South Sudan and Central African Republic and the truce between Ethiopia and Eritrea, were signs of a “wind of hope” on the continent.
“The warrant accuses the 16 targets of money laundering and financing terrorism and the arms trafficking in the Central African Republic,” the statement says.