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.
Former Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe will be buried in the country’s National Heroes Acre monument as a row over his final resting place is settled.
At least 50 people were killed and several people are injured after a train derailed in the Democratic Republic of Congo, the country’s minister of humanitarian affairs told CNN.
One of the poorest places on Earth just got poorer.
Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni has asked the courts to impose mandatory death sentences for people convicted of murder following a series of kidnapping and killings, including one in which his nephew died.
Nigeria will evacuate hundreds of its citizens from South Africa following a string of xenophobic attacks, a government official told CNN on Monday.
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.
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.
Robert Mugabe, the controversial founding father of Zimbabwe, has died at 95, sparking wildly different reactions around the world.