President Cyril Ramaphosa has said that he speaks to Mozambican President Filipe Nyusi "almost every other day" about regional efforts to quell ... the insurgency in the northern Cabo Delgado Province. He also told The Africa Report that Rwanda's deployment was done "in full cooperation and partnership".
Côte d’Ivoire’s Soro, CAR’s Bozizé, Djibouti’s Kadamy…Prosecuted for attempted coups or destabilisation
Côte d'Ivoire's Guillaume Soro, the National Assembly’s former president, Agbéyomé Kodjo, an unsuccessful Togolese presidential candidate, ... and the CAR’s president-turned-militant François Bozizé have all been accused of conspiracy as well as either leading an attempted coup d’état or destabilisation and now live in exile. We delve into those accused of such charges in the third part of our series.
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“The Democratic Republic of Congo calls on the IMF to accelerate its effective provision of resources, without forgetting the imperative of ... alleviating African countries’ debt,” President Félix Tshisékédi told the United Nations General Assembly on 21 September in New York. Although he welcomed the $33bn that had been approved under Special Drawing Rights (SDR) for the continent, he urged developed countries to “reach $100bn in SDRs” for Africa.
Ahead of Kenya’s general election set for August 2022, the electoral commission is busy laying down a system for an elaborate electoral infrastructure ... governed by strict laws, rules and regulations. Presidential hopefuls have been crisscrossing the country, despite Covid-19 restrictions, in a bid to stay ahead of the competition. However, will the 2022 election be a democratic exercise where voters choose their leaders through the ballot or will it be a Trojan-horsed poll, where invisible powerful forces - informally referred to as 'the deep state' - have a hand?
The British American Tobacco group has been making headlines for unlawfully sabotaging their competitors with aggressive tactics aimed to dominate ... the African market. Some of its tactics are being deemed "a form of modern-day colonialism".
Although they have held strategic positions in their respective countries, these once powerful people - from Burkina Faso's François Compaoré ... to Mali's Karim Keïta and the DRC's Kalev Mutond and John Numbi - are now being cited in criminal cases. We've delved into their criminal dealings in part two of our series.
Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta is on the defensive, as critics say the Pandora Papers leaks call into question his good-governance credentials. ... The papers show how members of his powerful and influential family are using tax havens and secrecy jurisdictions to avoid public scrutiny.