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Finally there is a verdict in the case against the former president of Liberia, Charles Taylor.
Taylor was standing trial in the Special Court for Sierra Leone in The Hague in the Netherlands for offenses committed in Sierra Leone,such as aiding and abetting murder, acts of violence and using child soldiers in Sierra Leone, to name a few.
Radio Netherlands’ International Justice Correspondent, Richard Walker, was in court to hear the verdict.
International justice expert Thijs Bouwknegt from the NIOD Centre for War Studies in Amsterdam talks about whether justice has truly been served.
Cameroonian blues musician, Roland Tchakounte, was born far away from the cotton fields of Louisiana and Mississippi.
The influence of blues giants such as John Lee Hooker and BB King are obvious to every listener. And Tchakounte’s blues blend American with traditional Bamiléké influences.
Runners from Kenya showed the world just what they’re capable of at this year’s London Marathon.
The Kenyan team is in top form and many believe they will scoop up the medals at the London Olympics come this July.
Tired of living in poor quality homes or informal settlements, many people in South Africa are saying enough is enough.
Dissent among young South Africans is growing as more people question whether the ruling African National Congress is up to the job of delivering public services to all South Africans.
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