Tag Archives: African politics

25 January 20

These are the most corrupt countries in Africa

Transparency International has released its 2019 Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI), which ranks 180 countries and territories by their perceived levels of public sector corruption, according to experts and business people. The index makes poor reading from an African perspective with
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12 September 17

Rwanda: Diane Rwigara targeted in forgery and tax evasion case

Rwandan women’s rights activist and opposition figure Diane Rwigara is locked in a legal battle with authorities over allegations of forgery and tax evasion.

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11 September 17

IEBC: Kenya’s election rerun will cost taxpayers $117 million

Kenya’s Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) says the country’s repeated presidential election will cost taxpayers an extra $117 million (around 12 billion shillings).

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16 August 17

Is the world turning its back on Rwanda yet again?

More than 20 years after the world ignored the horrors of Rwanda’s 1994 genocide, Paul Kagame has been re-elected as the country’s leader with a 99% majority win. And why not? Kagame is widely credited as the man who steered
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16 April 17

Uganda: Woman detained for criticising president refuses psychiatric exam

A Ugandan woman detained for criticising the country’s president has resisted attempts to force psychiatric exams upon her, according to her lawyer.

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