Ethiopia Arrests Ex-Head of Army Firm as Crackdown Targets Security Services

Ethiopia arrested the former head of a military-run industrial conglomerate Tuesday, state media reported, a day after authorities announced investigations targeting senior members of the security forces.

Kinfe Dagnew, a Brigadier General in Ethiopia’s army and former chief executive of …

Ethiopia Arrests Ex-Head of Army Firm as Crackdown Targets Security Services

Ethiopia arrested the former head of a military-run industrial conglomerate Tuesday, state media reported, a day after authorities announced investigations targeting senior members of the security forces.

Kinfe Dagnew, a Brigadier General in Ethiopia’s army and former chief executive of …

Amnesty Int’l Strips Aung San Suu Kyi of Honor Over Rohingya Abuses

Leading international human rights group Amnesty International said Monday it is stripping Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi of its top honor over her failure to speak out or halt grave atrocities against her country’s Rohingya Muslim population.

As an …

Vantage-backed companies win prestigious awards from the South African private equity industry association

Vumatel and Tsebo, two companies funded by Vantage Capital (www.VantageCapital.co.za), were recognised as the best medium-size and large-size private equity-backed South African growth champions respectively, at the inaugural South African Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (SAVCA) 2018 Industry Awards

Two Congo Opposition Leaders Pull Support for Joint Election Candidate

Two Congolese opposition leaders on Monday pulled out of a wider deal to support a single candidate in next month’s presidential election, seemingly ending hopes of a united front against the handpicked successor to Joseph Kabila.

Felix Tshisekedi and Vital …

Deadly Ebola Outbreak Erupts in DRC

An outbreak of Ebola in the eastern region of the Democratic Republic of Congo has killed more than 200 people. Almost 300 Ebola cases have been confirmed since the outbreak began in August, authorities say.

The health ministry said half …