UK court throws out Nigerian corruption case against oil firms Shell, Eni

An English court threw out a $1.1 billion case Nigeria had brought against Royal Dutch Shell and Eni related to a dispute over the OPL 245 oilfield, a court document showed on Friday, while a related trial in Italy continues. The Nigerian government filed the case in 2018 at a commercial court in London alleging… Read More UK court throws out Nigerian corruption case against oil firms Shell, Eni

Rwanda genocide fugitive Felicien Kabuga appears before French court

Felicien Kabuga, accused of funding the 1994 Rwandan genocide, appeared before a French court on Wednesday, four days after his arrest following a quarter of a century on the run. In his first appearance in public in more than two decades, the octogenarian was brought into the courtroom in a wheelchair, dressed in jeans and… Read More Rwanda genocide fugitive Felicien Kabuga appears before French court

Why only 66% of African Health Ministers are Medical Doctors – Prince Akpah

In this time of a global crisis where the world is faced with graving concerns on how to fight the coronavirus, I am deeply concerned about the readiness of Africa’s leadership as this has become a testing period for our leaders to showcase their experience in regards to occupying the distinguished position as health ministers… Read More Why only 66% of African Health Ministers are Medical Doctors – Prince Akpah

Lesotho PM Thomas Thabane announces resignation

Lesotho’s Prime Minister Thomas Thabane bowed to pressure to resign on Tuesday, three months after police named him and his current wife as suspects in the murder of his former wife in a case that has transfixed the southern African nation. Thabane’s departure marks the end of one of Lesotho’s longest political careers, one marked… Read More Lesotho PM Thomas Thabane announces resignation

French authorities arrest Rwandan genocide financier Felicien Kabuga

Rwandan genocide suspect Felicien Kabuga, who is accused of funding militias that massacred about 800,000 people, was arrested on Saturday near Paris after 26 years on the run, the French justice ministry said. The 84-year-old, who is Rwanda’s most-wanted man and had a $5 million U.S. bounty on his head, was living under a false… Read More French authorities arrest Rwandan genocide financier Felicien Kabuga

Vodacom launches 5G mobile network services in South Africa

Mobile operator Vodacom Group said on Monday it had switched on Africa’s first live 5G mobile network in three cities in South Africa, with further rollouts planned in other parts of the country. Vodacom was recently assigned temporary additional spectrum by South Africa’s telecoms regulator for the duration of a national state of disaster to… Read More Vodacom launches 5G mobile network services in South Africa