As the trial of the presumed assassins of Burkina Faso's Thomas Sankara opened in October, we take a look back at the destinies of eight African presidents who were all assassinated while on duty. Eight men, who ascended the top peak, but paid for it with their lives.
Shaken by a tough pandemic, accelerating digitalisation plans, and spotting the precious green shoots of recovery: Our ranking of Africa's top 200 banks is a snapshot of a continent re-inventing business models and scrabbling around for fresh financing after a season of tightened belts.
Since Ethiopia's war with the TPLF broke out in 2020, it has widened to become a national conflict involving not just Tigray, but also Oromia, and Amhara. But outside of Ethiopia, regional players have also been serving their interests by making the most out of the fighting. What do they stand to gain?
There is a growing list of people across the continent who refuse to be held accountable for their actions. Rather than face the music, they opt for the easy way out by fleeing the very country trying to hold them accountable. Here's a look at just a few known cases...