Equatorial Guinea: French Court Upholds Corruption Rulings

Equatorial Guinea: French Court Upholds Corruption Rulings

PARIS, 29 July 2021 – France’s highest court has upheld the conviction by two lower courts of the son of Equato-Guinean President found guilty of using public funds to pay for his lavish lifestyle. The Cour de Cassation reaffirmed the convictions of Teodorin...
South Sudan: Violence Threatens Fragile Peace Deal

South Sudan: Violence Threatens Fragile Peace Deal

JUBA, 29 July 2021 – Continued and worsening violence threatens a fragile peace deal in South Sudan, according to international monitors. The Djibouti-based IGAD (Inter-Governmental Agency for Development) deployed the monitors after parties to the conflict...
Africa: Obama Strategic Partner of NBA Africa

Africa: Obama Strategic Partner of NBA Africa

WASHINGTON, DC, 29 July 2021 – Former American President Barack Obama has taken on minority ownership of NBA Africa, making him the league’s most high-profile “strategic partner”. “In Africa basketball has the power to promote opportunity, wellness,...

South Africa: Officials Condemn Rights Violations

PRETORIA, 28 July 2021 – South African officials have slammed security forces for violating the rights of persons suspected of looting shops during recent riots. While condoning looting, the South African Commission for Gender Equality said “degrading people and...
Tanzania: President Suluhu Hassan Gets the Jab

Tanzania: President Suluhu Hassan Gets the Jab

DODOMA, 28 July 2021 – Tanzanian President, Samia Suluhu Hassan, has been vaccinated against the new coronavirus at the start of her country’s mass vaccination campaign. Her inoculation took place in front of television cameras and the 61-year-old president...
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