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.
Cameroon's Paul Ayah Abine, a former member of President Paul Biya’s RDPC, has experienced political pressure and prison. Officially retired ... from politics, he remains convinced that Anglophones and Francophones can live together peacefully in Cameroon.
Barely four months after winning the presidential elections of December 2020 for a second term, 'apolitical' activists are challenging President ... Nana Akufo-Addo's government on its commitment to improving the lives of citizens, due the recent imposition of new taxes and high levels of unemployment.
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João Lourenço’s ascension to the presidency put an end to the influence of Isabel dos Santos, Manuel Vicente and General Kopelipa, yet other ... figures had managed to stay put after a regime change. Read on for a quick overview of the post-Dos Santos political landscape.
Birthdays rarely trend on social media in Uganda. But when Lt. General Muhoozi Kainerugaba, the son of Uganda’s president Yoweri Kaguta Museveni ... turned 47 on Sunday 24 April 2021, a hashtag celebrating his birthday went viral all weekend. Many who sent him birthday wishes added this line: “my next president 2026” or “my next Commander in Chief.”