US slaps sanctions on ICC prosecutor

The United States has slapped sanctions on International Criminal Court prosecutor Fatou Bensouda over her investigation into whether American forces committed war crimes in Afghanistan. US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday revealed that the head of the ICC’s Jurisdiction, Complementarity and Cooperation Division Phakiso Mochochoko had also been blacklisted under sanctions authorised by […]

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WHO warns against lifting Covid-19 control measures too quickly

World Health Organisation (WHO) Director-General, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has warned against easing the Covid-19 control measures too quickly, saying the pandemic accelerates fast but decelerates much more slowly. Tedros told a virtual news conference from Geneva, Switzerland, that control measures should be lifted slowly and not all at once. “While Covid-19 accelerates very fast, it […]

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