Human interest

Sierra Leone: Five Journalists on trial for defamation

Proprietor and managing editor of the Standard Times newspaper, Philip Neville, and four other journalists in Sierra Leone are standing trial for alleged defamatory publication and undermining the government of Sierra Leone.

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How using the military in Nigeria is causing, not solving problems

The response of the Nigerian government to growing levels of insecurity has increasingly been to use the military. Several peace and security conferences and commissions of inquiry have been instituted. But these yielded little or no result due to the lack of political will by the government to implement the recommendations.

The International Court of Justice (ICJ) holds hearings in the case Qatar v. United Arab Emirates – second round of oral observations of Qatar

the President of the International Court of Justice has fixed the time-limit within which Qatar may present a written statement of its observations and submissions on the preliminary objections raised by the United Arab Emirates in the case concerning Application of the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination