June 11, 2013
by Benjamin Minegar
The High Court in London ruled Tuesday that the British government acted legally when it set up the Chagos Conservation Trust (CCT) in 2010 on the Indian Ocean archipelago of Chagos. In 1965, the UK government severed the Chagos Islands from the colony of Mauritius just three years before freeing ...[read more]
June 12, 2012
by Garrett Eisenhour
On June 12, 2010, Mauritian Prime Minister Necinchandra Ramgoolam announced his intent to try and imprison suspected Somali pirates brought under his country's jurisdiction. One month prior to the announcement, the UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) had reported that the island of Seychelles ...[read more]
June 13, 2010
by Daniel Richey
Mauritian Prime Minister Navinchandra Ramgoolam announced Saturday that his country will begin to try and imprison suspected pirates. Ramgoolam, who announced the policy after meeting with EU security officials, said that Mauritius had to act to protect its interests in fishing and tourism. ...[read more]
September 21, 2007
by Jaime Jansen
The South African Supreme Court of Appeal heard arguments Friday in the corruption case against former South African Deputy President Jacob Zuma. The South African Prosecuting Authority (NPA) alleges that Zuma received bribes from arms manufacturer Thint, a subsidiary of the France-based Thales ...[read more]
June 5, 2007
by Gabriel Haboubi
The Durban High Court in South Africa granted an execution order Tuesday allowing the country's National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) to seek documents obtained by the Mauritius government which are believed to evidence meetings between former South African Deputy President Jacob Zuma and arms ma... ...[read more]
April 2, 2007
by Alexis Unkovic
The Durban High Court in South Africa ruled Monday that the country's National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) can seek the release of documents that may be used to file additional corruption charges against former South African Deputy President Jacob Zuma. The court specifically granted the NPA... ...[read more]

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