Zimbabwe President Helps Top Opponent ‘Get Bail’

By Abdur Rahman Alfa Shaban (Read Original Article on Africannews.com) Zimbabwe president Emmerson Mnangagwa has disclosed that he intervened to have a leading opposition figure Tendai Biti bailed. According to Mnangagwa, the move was to foster unity, peace and dialogue in the country. In a tweet thread hours after Biti was granted bail on charges […]

Ivory Coast Ex-First Lady Simone Gbagbo Granted Amnesty

The jailed former first lady of Ivory Coast, Simone Gbagbo, has been granted an amnesty by President Alassane Ouattara. She’s among about 800 people being pardoned. Mr Ouattara said most had been prosecuted or sentenced for offences connected to the violence that killed thousands of people after the elections that brought him to power in […]