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March 13, 2013 News

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Continue reading for news including stories on Karim Wade's summons to the Court of Suppression of Illicit Enrichment, the new tripartite agreement for access to South Sudan's oil, how the ICC dropped its charges against Francis Muthaura, protests in Malawi at the bail hearing of an accused coup plotter, and the Kenyan government's warning to unaccredited foreign journalists.

Sénégal : Karim Wade, Uhuru Kenyatta et les procureurs
On March 15, Karim Wade will be summoned by Alioune Ndao, the special prosecutor at the Court of Suppression of Illicit Enrichment.
To read the full article, visit "Jeune Afrique" here

Tripartite Agreement on South Sudan Oil
"A tripartite agreement was reached late afternoon on Tuesday that will enable South Sudan to start exporting crude oil through ports in Djibouti, crossing inland Ethiopia, sources disclosed to Fortune. Representatives from the three countries have signed a memorandum of understanding at the Addis Abeba Hilton on March 12, 2013."
To read the full article, visit "AllAfrica News" here

ICC drops charges against Muthaura
"The International Criminal Court on Monday dropped all charges against Kenyan civil servant Francis Muthaura, who was accused alongside president-elect Uhuru Kenyatta of crimes against humanity during 2007-2008 post-election violence."
To read the full article, visit "The East African" here

Protests erupt in Malawi over coup plotters' bail hearing
"A date has been set for the bail hearing of 11 politicians in Malawi accused of plotting to hijack the nomination of President Joyce Banda."
To read the full article, visit "Mail and Guardian" here

State warns unaccredited foreign journalists
"Kenyan government has warned it will prosecute and deport foreign journalists operating illegally in the country."
To read the full article, visit "The Standard" here

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