Although his sentence was reduced, former cabinet director Vital Kamerhe has been found guilty of “misappropriation” of public funds. His ... party, the "Union pour la Nation Congolaise" (UNC), has denounced this “political trial” and threatened to “no longer participate in [state] institutions.” This could cause further upheaval within the ruling “Union Sacrée” alliance
Several people toil away – sweating in the process – next to a hut and a fake body in the middle of the Ivorian bush. A Toyota Hilux truck is parked nearby with its doors open. The group of students includes a policeman from Chad, a military officer from Burkina Faso and another from Senegal as well as an army major from Ghana.