Category Archives: Africa

Congo’s former health minister detained over alleged mismanagement of $4.3 million in Ebola funds

Former Democratic Republic of Congo health minister Oly Ilunga has been detained over allegations of mismanaging public funds worth $4.3 million that were allocated to fighting the Ebola outbreak in the country, one of his lawyers told CNN on Monday.

Millions were hidden in palace room in Sudan. Only the president had the key, witness says

Sudan’s ousted President Omar al-Bashir had sole access to the Presidential Palace room where millions in local and foreign currency were found, a defense witness and former head of the President’s Office said at the deposed leader’s latest court hearing on Saturday.

What happens to ‘Gucci Grace’ now that Robert Mugabe is gone?

Zimbabweans may have mixed feelings about the death of Robert Mugabe: in the end, he was a brutal despot who left his country divided and impoverished. But he was also the founding father of the nation who put an end to white minority rule.