AKA's comeback single 'Lemons (Lemonade)', released two weeks back, has been an instant hit. It didn’t take much convincing for rapper AKA ... to agree to play some of his album Mass Country. He’s itching for the world to hear it, too; and they should.
The situation has been confusing since this morning in the capital of Burkina Faso, where soldiers were deployed overnight around strategic points ... in the city. President Paul-Henri Sandaogo Damiba is in the capital and is doing well, according to one of his relatives.
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The historic trial of Rwanda’s Félicien Kabuga begins 29 September in The Hague. The former businessman, who was arrested in France in May ... 2020, is accused of having been the financier of the Tutsi genocide and is expected to appear in court after more than 20 years on the run. How did he escape justice for two decades? What was the exact role of this businessman, who was one of the founders of Radio Télévision Libre des Milles Collines - RTLM - (a Rwandan radio station that broadcast from July 1993-July 1994 and played a crucial role in inciting the genocide)? We have this 10-point portrait of Félicien Kabuga.
Equatorial Guinea's Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo has formalised his candidacy for a new term in the 20 November elections. The result of a secret ... agreement between the president and his son, Teodoro Nguema Obiang Mangue, his announced successor. A glimpse behind the scenes.
A resolution passed by European Parliament for the proposed East African Crude Oil Pipeline (EACOP) has created uproar in Uganda over human rights ... and environmental concerns. Passed on 14 September, it wants to compel Uganda and Tanzania, as well as lead implementer TotalEnergies SE, to delay development of the EACOP for at least a year.
Although 'Franckists' are not very well organised, they nevertheless manage to make themselves heard. Who are they and why do they want Franck ... Biya, the son of Cameroon's President Paul Biya, to come to power one day?
Less than 500 kilometres from where this year’s COP27 in Egypt’s will be hosted in the posh city of Sharm el-Sheikh, is war-torn North Sinai, ... a region scarred in the last 10 years by both state-sponsored and jihadist violence, nepotism, and trafficking. What happens here generally stays outside the scope of Egypt’s media. However, since 2013, North Sinai has become a place of conflict between the Egyptian military and jihadists affiliated with the Islamic State (IS). Why does this area remain highly volatile?