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Chadian individuals accused of plotting against the president

Legal conclusion, or close to it, in a case dating back to December 2017 in Cameroon. At that time, nearly 75 individuals were arrested in Yaoundé, Douala, Ebolowa, and Kye-Ossi, in the south. Some were released, while the rest - less than thirty, mostly Chadian nationals - faced charges of attempting to assassinate the president of neighboring Equatorial Guinea and were prosecuted by military justice. After four years of proceedings, in March 2022, sentences of 30 and 35 years in prison were handed down. These convictions…

RDC: scandal over the cost of building a thousand of

A purported corruption scandal is making headlines in the Democratic Republic of Congo. The government signed a contract worth over 300 million dollars for building a thousand water treatment plants nationwide. However, this expense seems to involve overbilling, as claimed by various civil society organizations.

Gabon: Legal battle erupts in court case between parties

The renowned singer Patience Dabany, also known as former First Lady Joséphine Bongo, filed a complaint against eight top officials of the party for expelling her from the PDG at the beginning of March. She believes this action has caused an "unlawful disturbance." However, yesterday, Tuesday, the expected pleadings have not yet started in English at the First Instance Court.

RCA: uncertainty surrounding two coalition members

A little over a month ago, leaders of the rebel coalition in Central African Republic, hosted in Chad, publicly complained about the halt in Angolan funds. The money they were receiving as part of Angola's mediation efforts, following the Luanda agreement for peace in CAR. Despite multiple inquiries to the silent Chadian authorities, they decided to go to the media. However, these revelations did not sit well with the higher-ups. What is the current situation?

In Cameroon, Marafa Hamidou Yaya’s plea for help

Sentenced to 25 years in prison for "intellectual complicity in embezzlement of public funds", Cameroonian Marafa Hamidou Yaya breaks his silence. The former secretary general of the presidency, detained since 2012, gave an interview to Jeune Afrique on Tuesday. Very critical of the regime, the former collaborator of Paul Biya, now 71 years old, appeals for help regarding his health. Several personalities, including former French President François Hollande, had already called for his release on health grounds.

Primary for the presidency of the Assembly in DRC: “The…

Behold, in the DRC, the elected officials of the Sacred Union of the Nation, the ruling majority, are poised to select their candidate for the presidency of the National Assembly. A primary election is scheduled for this Tuesday within the chamber. This marks a milestone in the country's political history. Three heavyweights in public life are vying for the position: the incumbent Christophe Mboso, Modeste Bahati, the outgoing Senate president, and Vital Kamerhe, the current vice-Prime Minister in charge of the Economy.…

Kenya Grieves Loss of Military Leaders in Tragic Incident

In the latest news update, Kenya grieves and initiates a probe into the tragic helicopter accident that claimed the lives of its top military leader and nine other high-ranking officials. Additionally, the UN highlights the escalation of drug trafficking in the Sahel region, from discovering tens of kilos of cocaine in 2020 to seizing over a ton two years later, posing a serious threat to security and progress in the area. Furthermore, political caricature gains momentum in South Africa in anticipation of the upcoming…

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