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this is the news africa coming up in the next 15 minutes. is found guilty of war crimes the congolese rebel chief is going to break that up on sexual enslavement at the i.c.c. also on the show. african leaders to launch their largest event in a while it's worth $3.00 trillion dollars by the fall of the afghan continental free trade deal benefits ordinary africans like you and me. ahmed if i could julia your welcome to the show now he's been found guilty of madda rape and sexual slavery as head of a rebel army in the democratic republic of congo international criminal court has convicted. of 18 counts of crimes against humanity and war crimes his
brutality and him the nickname the terminator gonda is only the 4th president to be convicted of war crimes by the i.c.c. . he calls himself a revolutionary and a soldier but judges at the international criminal court found bosco to gondor is a war criminal who both commanded and committed horrific acts against civilians and child soldiers is after a 3 year trial to gondor was found guilty on 18 charges becoming only the 4th person ever to be convicted of war crimes by the i.c.c. . for the reasons i have just summarized the chambre having all of the evidence presented by the part this finds you. as. guilty of murder ascribed against humanity guilty of intentionally direct think again civil defense as of war crimes guilty of sexual slavery as
a crime against humanity to go on to lead a rebel army that fought in the gold rich the tour de region in the democratic republic of congo's north east in the early 2000 observers say tens of thousands of people suffered under his command human rights watch documented some of their stories. i was 11 years old we were playing when bosco tag on the soldiers abducted us and took us to him. we were tortured to toughen us up one. was brutal to me. he drew the lies me by raping me. and despite an international arrest warrant to gondo went on to become a general in the congolese army yet he lost power and in 2013 he surrendered himself to the i.c.c.
to gondor now awaits sentencing he faces up to 30 years in prison. so could this be an economic game changer for africa it took 17 years of tough negotiations others weekend the african continental free trade area was born its a trade zone that will unite 1300000000 people and create a $3.00 trillion dollar economic block $54.00 of the $55.00 countries signed on to the deal at the weekend retreat s.s. is still thinking about it under or from july fest 2020 to give nations time to make the necessary preparations at the moment african countries treat only about 16 percent of the goods and services amongst each other that's compared to 65 percent if you would be in countries of the african union estimates in african trade will increase by 60 percent in the next 3 years thanks to distil challenges
remain to poor rules and ruwi lines bolland's hits areas strict border controls and rampant corruption will have to be dealt with to make this continental featured zone is access joining me now is johnson managing director said management ltd an investment banking firm based in lagos nigeria now justin thanks for joining us so this trade agreement has been called equal 10 show economic game changer for the continent but what is the benefit for ordinary africans like me what do we get from this. well thank you for having me when i'm in africa the african queen which is i mean when you start implementing double question that. you actually pointed out that you need. to concentrate.
on the economy. plays about. in the next couple of years but most important it's believed in. most companies look at them africa so that they cannot create market and. women. will actually. my mind in africa. because you might have in africa today what you have got today we have enough of this. you have 55 countries ok now now africa's largest economy nigeria has signed up to the deal but yes still very skeptical about that's what the major concerns of this deal. this is going to be in.
africa on the best. information from outside africa. then to be branded that that was made in africa for me to look at. what i have done has been across. that you could actually walking. in the country. when. i provided you find now africa has always once had a high of negotiation with all i stick obviously once highly self negotiating now how will this deal stranding africa's negotiating on the international stage. well i think i would have to commit. with a 1300000000 consumer about that if i. didn't eat by the time to fix the. present i mean. to be cool i mean if we don't
buy. that we're. going to get. john's engine cool thank you very much for the time. now to one unorthodox pop star taking africa by stole 10 you all to needy entertainer is something these superstars leave what happened farming on songwriting talents we can have one of nigeria's on the continents hit test is now the 26 year old has a mission is to conquer the international scene. meats turning out a lot of cash and one of the biggest names in my experience booming music industry 26 year old has never been scared to stand out she says confidence and believing in
what she does is key to her success. if you don't have the mentality. of. success. i don't know desire you should be but i want to be like that i want to meet its star authenticity along with her striking stage presence that's making her out of found favor and music festivals like to be fest a major event on the lagos cultural calendar to be models. about excitement about the music being here on the on the on the radio that is just as good if not better . success in the music industry has also turned her into somewhat of a feminist icon with her uncompromising tomboy style she's hoping to pave the way for other female artists however they want to express themselves. as
a lot of liberal scientists who know how to saudis. and. this was possible to be in the coming possibly date. with more than a 1000000 followers on instagram and her you tube videos racking up tens of millions of views tenney the entertainer and has truly asserted her presence on the african music scene the next goal the international market and she's got her sights set on one day selling london's wembley stadium. there. mouthwatering classes over the weekend in the after couple of nations in egypt the host fell to south africa on the fairytale is continuing not augusta though now macho on to the quarterfinals of the beating. defending champions cameroon also lost 3 to 2 to the suit but you goals of my job joining me now is the
isaac mugabi who is a sports fanatic and has been closely monitoring the competition isaac many thanks for your time and nice to see you now how do you expect south africa to kick out egypt's. muslim yes but you know but remember that you know south africa has never lost egypt from egypt but look it's up to advantage of the home grown under that south africa were prepared to you know strike bucks to make sure that you cited about fun about fun and is prepared for that big head playing in front of them with grown in cairo we have to get a boat people who love football whether it's at a club level or at national level so depressing when we did south africans played they weren't going to executed the moves when it came to defending really after the 1st round you could see that that really dominating managed to keep the likes of most and which is a good bit special 20 and. then if i allowed to go behind them their
speed at which he can take off is that if they didn't want to make any chances no they don't go that came out of the much by the 4th minute from loach this is a young boy who has proven to be a young talent at the club level and he's shown that even at national level he can really deliver when moving on we don't know city isaac moving on now well $41.00 are going to be seen in the competition even more but what about madagascar seems a fairytale continuing progressing the progress of the quarterfinals. yes many people underestimated my the guts got especially during the group stages when to play to this but it was of nigeria it's a disgrace to this but it goes with the gift of to go and you know just get the chance and disprove that ok if you think that you can believe we're going to show you what you have to do them in terms of interrupted yeah and born to you i don't believe in this. saying that and that builds disturbance you know but i guess that
showed that the look that builds and they definitely it's about you because so dear a seat was cautious you know and when you vote yes i think it's a beat you did you know them go for you go well come on defending sometimes i've also been kicked out my giraffe aggressed but by the way before you go isaac i know it's still and to ask about who's your money on to lift the trophy. i think could go there to find those i guess maybe south africa cynical but at this stage like i said you can never know who really we dystrophin especially that or defend what it's going to get baltimore record egypt have been kicked out we don't know who is next and you know one can go in and can take it ok. many thanks for your time. same time next time.