The Netherlands Arbitration Institute (NAI) has declared that Isabel dos Santos, the daughter of former Angolan president José Eduardo dos Santos, ... will have to return €422m worth of shares to the national oil company Sonangol.
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As chairwoman of the House Foreign Affairs subcommittee on Africa, US Congress representative Karen Bass (Democrat-California) has the tricky task of threading the needle on the proper congressional response to the conflict in Tigray. She also represents part of Los Angeles, home to the nation’s second-largest Ethiopian diaspora community after Washington, DC.
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The Africa Report published a piece on 27 July that asserted that the chances of Nigeria's Vice President Yemi Osinbajo winning the 2023 presidential poll were growing slimmer.
Arukaino Umukoro, the Special Assistant on Communication Projects, at the Presidency, Nigeria, requested this right of reply.