French court approves transfer of Rwanda genocide financier Felicien Kabuga to UN tribunal

A French court on Wednesday approved the transfer of Rwandan genocide suspect Felicien Kabuga to a United Nations tribunal. Kabuga has been indicted by U.N. prosecutors for genocide and incitement to commit genocide. He is accused of financing and arming ethnic Hutu militias that massacred 800,000 Tutsis and moderate Hutus in 1994. Kabuga was arrested… Read More French court approves transfer of Rwanda genocide financier Felicien Kabuga to UN tribunal

France bans use of hydroxylchloroquine for treatment of COVID-19 patients

The French government on Wednesday cancelled a decree allowing hospital doctors to administer hydroxychloroquine as a treatment to patients suffering severe forms of COVID-19, the illness caused by the new coronavirus. The move, which takes immediate effect, is the first by a country since the World Health Organization said on Monday it was pausing a… Read More France bans use of hydroxylchloroquine for treatment of COVID-19 patients

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

Germany working on €57billion aid package to help virus-hit municipalities

German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz is working on an aid package worth 57 billion euros (an equivalent of $61.65 billion) to help municipalities cope with plunging tax revenues caused by the coronavirus crisis, a ministry document showed on Saturday. Europe’s largest economy is facing its deepest recession since the Second World War, even as a… Read More Germany working on €57billion aid package to help virus-hit municipalities

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

Naomi Campbell makes history as she shoots Essence Magazine cover in self-isolation

British supermodel, ​Naomi Campbell, makes history as the first-ever star on US-based monthly lifestyle magazine, Essence Magazine to shoot her photos, as she graces the publication’s 50th Anniversary issue. The model, philanthropist, and entrepreneur completely self-styled for the shoot of the publication’s Special Collector’s Edition as she coordinated the set up with Essence’s Chief Content… Read More Naomi Campbell makes history as she shoots Essence Magazine cover in self-isolation