Côte d'Ivoire’s presidential candidate, Guillaume Soro cancelled his trip to Abidjan on Monday after prosecutors issued an international warrant ... for his arrest. Soro is accused of attempting to undermine the authority of the state, and misappropriation of public funds.
Former head of Angola’s $5bn sovereign wealth fund, José “Zénu” Filomeno dos Santos has been on trial since December 9. The eldest son ... of the former president, dos Santos is accused of embezzling $1.5bn of public money during his tenure (2013-2017).
Nigeria is breathing new life into its Rural Grazing Area (RUGA) project by relaunching it with a new name. The government has rebranded RUGA ... as the National Livestock Transformation Plan (NLTP), which hopes to ease tensions between herders and farmers.
The Democratic Republic of Congo’s (DRC) President Félix Tshisekedi has defended his political alliance with former president Joseph Kabila. ... In a speech that lasted nearly three hours, he also addressed members of parliament about his key policies as head of state.