World Cup football- more than just a beautiful game

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  1. The ICC prosecutor elections and the failure to vet candidates *

    Published 21st February 2021

    On Friday 12 February, the next International Criminal Court (ICC) prosecutor, British candidate, Karim Khan QC, was elected. Unfortunately, the election process itself cast a shadow and raised concerns about the ICC’s  management oversight and legislative body- the Assembly of States Parties (ASP) and its leadership.  The ICC is the world’s only permanent court with […]

  2. Searching for the Next ICC Prosecutor: Where to from here?*

    Published 15th September 2020

    The search for the next International Criminal Court (ICC) prosecutor continues. Much has happened since the vacancy announcement was published on August 2, 2019 and there is still a long way to go. The Committee on the Election of the Prosecutor (CEP ), duly established by the Bureau of the Assembly of States Parties (ASP) in 2019, […]

  3. Bashir elected as 2020 NCP’s Presidential Candidate

    Published 17th August 2018

    On Friday 10 August 2018, Sudan’s ruling party, the National Congress Party (NCP) chose President Bashir to run as their candidate in the 2020 elections. Bashir has been in power since 1989 and in 2020 he will be 76 years old. The current Constitution provides for a two-term limit and the National Congress Party’s Charter […]

  4. Asserting the supremacy of the Kenyan Constitution

    Published 7th September 2017

    Mandated to “assert the supremacy of the Constitution and the sovereignty of the people of Kenya” the Kenyan Supreme Court did just that last week when they stunned the world with a ruling that has positively resonated throughout the African continent. Kenya’s highest court ruled that the 2017 Presidential election results were null and void […]