Tag: corruption

EU warns Kenya over grand corruption, but overall Africa makes progress

February 6, 2023

The European Union has threatened to blacklist Kenya over corruption and money laundering, with the bloc’s Ambassador to Kenya warning that the east African country’s ... Read More

Algeria: Former Minister sentenced to 7 years in prison for corruption

December 30, 2022

Former Algerian Finance Minister Mohamed Loukal was sentenced on Thursday to seven years in prison for corruption. The financial and economic criminal division of the ... Read More

Mozambique: Court sends ex-president’s son, 10 accomplices, to prison for corruption

December 9, 2022

A court in Mozambique has sentenced the son of a former president, two ex-spy bosses, and eight others to years in prison for their part ... Read More

Over $4m embezzled in Gabon this year – Chief of Police

November 22, 2022

Over $4 million (2.6 billion CFA) were embezzled between January and October this year in Gabon, the Chief of Police of the central African country, ... Read More

Cameroon’s president marks 40 years in power but succession is taboo topic

November 8, 2022

Thousands gathered in Cameroon's capital, Yaounde, Sunday (6 November) to celebrate the 40th anniversary of President Paul Biya’s coming to power but the 89-year-old stayed ... Read More

Protesters in Ghana demand president Akufo-Addo ‘must go’ as inflation worsens

November 8, 2022

Hundreds of Ghanaians took to the streets of the capital Accra on Saturday (5 November) demanding the resignation of President Nana Akufo-Addo whom they blame ... Read More

Guinea’s junta seeks to prosecute ex-president Condé, ex-ministers on corruption charges

November 6, 2022

Guinea's justice minister on Thursday (3 October) ordered legal proceedings against former President Alpha Conde and more than 180 officials from his deposed regime for ... Read More

US offer: reforms first, then removal of Zimbabwe sanctions

October 22, 2022

The United States has outlined the measures the government of Zimbabwe can take for Washington to end its sanctions on the country, but warns that ... Read More

Kenya demands renegotiation of $5bn borrowed from China

October 20, 2022

Kenya wants to renegotiate a multibillion-dollar loan from China that was used to build a major railway because though the country is up to date ... Read More

Million livelihoods in DR Congo threatened by planned oil, gas projects — Report

September 30, 2022

Planned oil and gas exploration in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo could expose more than one million people to pollution and disease, according to ... Read More