Burundi President Nkurunziza signs decree to quit ICC

Burundi President Nkurunziza signs decree to quit ICC

Burundi’s President Pierre Nkurunziza signed a decree on Tuesday for his country to quit the International Criminal Court, after parliament voted overwhelmingly last week to withdraw. The letter, published in the presidency’s website, said the decision would “come into immediate effect”. This makes Burundi the first country to withdraw from […]

Jeffrey Smith, Executive Director of Vanguard Africa has been working with pro-democracy activists in Africa for reform

Gambia’s first female presidential hopeful gets pro-bono support from Vanguard Africa

Dr. Isatou Touray’s campaign is now getting support from Vanguard Africa, a pro-democracy movement that provides assistance to pro-reform candidates in the continent. The movement is also providing the same pro-bono support to Somalia’s first female presidential candidate Fadumo Dayib. “We are incredibly honored to extend our support to Dr. […]