Between April and July 1994, Hutu political and military extremists orchestrated the killing of approximately three quarters of Rwanda’s Tutsi population, leaving more than half a million people dead. Many Hutu who attempted to hide or defend Tutsi and those who opposed the genocide were also killed.
Sierra Leone President Bio has engaged leaders of Civil Society Organisations, CSOs, at State House on the Coronavirus, COVID-19 pandemic and other development issues in the country.
The newly appointed Inspector General of the Sierra Leone Police, Ambrose Michael Sovula, on Monday subscribed to the Oath of Office before President Dr Julius Maada Bio at a ceremony in Freetown.
The International Court of Justice (ICJ), the principal judicial organ of the United Nations, has decided to postpone the public hearings on the question of reparations in the case concerning Armed Activities on the Territory of the Congo (Democratic Republic of the Congo v. Uganda), which had been due to take place between Monday 18 and Friday 22 November 2019.
The Nigerien authorities and the IMF team reached staff-level agreement for the completion of the fifth review of the ECF-supported program.
The Sierra Leone Association of Journalists (SLAJ) has called for the release of managing editor of Times SL Newspaper.
The Gambia’s case against Myanmar at the International Court of Justice (ICJ) for violating the Genocide Convention, filed on November 11, 2019, will bring the first judicial scrutiny of Myanmar’s campaign of murder, rape, arson, and other atrocities against Rohingya Muslims, 10 nongovernmental organizations said.