The DRC’s 'inspection générale des finances' (IGF) has identified several key figures – including Joseph Kabila's former prime minister ... Augustin Matata Ponyo – involved in the disappearance of more than $205m for the Bukanga Lonzo agroindustrial park project.
Two of Kenya’s 47 county assemblies have passed the referendum bill, as President Kenyatta and Odinga canvas for support ahead of the mid-2021 plebiscite.
The Siaya and Kisumu county assemblies, both controlled by Odinga’s Orange Democratic Movement party, debated and voted for the bill in record time on 3 February and 9 February, respectively.
Building some bridges
Last October, Kenyatta said the constitutional changes would solve the country’s longterm challenges, warning that “constitutional rigidity is a recipe for war.”