Sudan: Bashir family property confiscated

In Sudan capital Khartoum several large plots of land and residential properties will be confiscated from family members, relatives, and some close friends of ousted President Omar al-Bashir after investigation established they were acquired largely due to family connections, anti-corruption committee announced on May 7. The Empowerment Removal Committee said it confiscated property from Bashir’s…

Soro extradition unlikely

Cote d’Ivoire Guillaume Soro (47), the presidential candidate, has been convicted in absentia of embezzlement and money laundering. Soro was once an ally of incumbent President Alessane Ouattara. He commanded a rebel force which backed Quattara in his struggle against President Laurent Gbagbo, who refused to accept the results of 2010 elections. Soro, who has been…

COVID19: Nigeria prisons relief

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has asked the chief judge to free prisoners who have been awaiting trial for six years or more for relief of the overcrowded cells as the coronavirus pandemic spreads, a spokesman said on April 21. Buhari asks Nigeria's chief judge to free prisoners because of coronavirus https://t.co/GTYcE3oF9n — Reuters Africa (@ReutersAfrica)…

Zuma arrest warrant issued

A South African court has issued an arrest warrant for the former president Jacob Zuma after he failed to appear at hearing on the grounds of a medical treatment. Former South African president Jacob Zuma skipped his graft trial on the grounds of needing medical treatment. The court responded by issuing an arrest warrant https://t.co/iP7LYofYF9 pic.twitter.com/YwAV4sqyUs…

Sudan’s Bashir on trial soon

Sudan’s chief prosecutor announced that ousted President Omar al-Bashir would be sent for trial soon on corruption charges related to his three decades in power. Former president Omar al-Bashir will be referred to trial after an appeal period of one week, Sudan’s chief prosecutor said.https://t.co/SA8wexN5Qk pic.twitter.com/rDca7oooch — Al Arabiya English (@AlArabiya_Eng) June 15, 2019 Alwaleed…