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Mali president tries to calm unrest with court dissolution

Today at 10:22 AM, via News24

Mali’s embattled president announced the dissolution of the constitutional court in an attempt to calm the major civil unrest gripping the vulnerable African country, as more opposition leaders were arrested.

US prosecutors go after son of Congo president for alleged embezzlement

Yesterday at 20:44 PM, via News24

Prosecutors in the US are investigating the son of the president of the Republic of Congo for the alleged embezzlement of several million dollars from the coffers of the publicly-owned National Society of Petroleum of Congo (SNPC), according to the N

DRC justice minister resigns after judicial reform dispute

Yesterday at 17:52 PM, via News24

The Democratic Republic of Congo’s Justice Minister Celestin Tunda tendered his resignation on Saturday in the wake of a dispute with the president over proposed laws that would give politicians more control over criminal prosecu

Mali tense after deadly anti-government protests

Yesterday at 16:01 PM, via The Citizen

Tensions ran high in Mali Saturday, a day after deadly mass protests seeking the ouster of the fragile nation’s president, as the opposition vowed to turn up the heat until he quits.

Protesters block bridges in Mali anti-president protest

Friday at 22:14 PM, via The Citizen

Protesters in Mali’s capital Bamako blocked two of the city’s main bridges and hurled stones at the parliament Friday, AFP journalists said, during a protest against President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita.

Mali president fails to appease opposition

Friday at 12:55 PM, via News24

Mali’s main protest group has said that fresh anti-government demonstrations will take place, rejecting the president’s latest attempts to appease the resurgent opposition.

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