Wednesday 10 November 2016 9.04-----Don't get me wrong. In a world where Donald Trump is about to become president of the US, Cyril Ramaphosa can probably be excused for toadying up to the ANC's power-brokers to get a shot at leading South Africa.He probably can't avoid shaking Robert Mugabe's hand, but the case of Omar Al-Bashir leaves a bitter taste.There he was in the National Council of Provinces yesterday, defending the government's decision to pull out of the International Criminal Court.A recap of the background: After instructing his army and the Janjaweed militia to slaughter certain ethnic communities in Sudan, that country's president, Al-Bashir, was indicted by the International Criminal Court for murder, rape and kidnapping.South Africa raised no objection to this decision, but appeared oblivious to its implications.Having failed to grasp the legal implications, the government invited Al-Bashir to attend an OAU summit in Sandton.An NGO went to court to force the govern...

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