rfi

On air
  • RFI English Live
  • Latest Bulletin
  • RFI French Live
African news explained
rss itunes

Liberian Supreme Court suspends justice minister

By Michel Arseneault

Liberia's supreme court has barred the justice minister from practising law because she briefly released a jailed journalist on compassionate grounds last year. The court ruled that Christiana Tah was guilty of contempt of court when she allowed Rodney Sieh to go home for a month because he had malaria.  Sieh then returned to jail before being definitely released.

Only two rape convictions in a mass trial of 39 soldiers on charges of rape and murder in DRC

South Sudan opposition leaders to return to face trial for treason

Strike-hit African diocese finds comfort in pro-poor stance of Pope Francis

Violence escalates in Darfur as conflict resolution seems remote

Expert says multinational land lease in Senegal pushes herders off land

Paris trial of Rwandan Pascal Simbikangwa approaches key moment

Sudan civil servants in Paris to discuss bilateral relations