The ruling is a significant victory for Mozambique, which has long sought to hold Privinvest accountable for alleged bribery and corruption in the decade-old $2 billion “tuna bond” scandal. The scandal has been described as one of modern history's most significant financial crimes and has led to several high-profile investigations and criminal charges.
The Republic of the Congo Foreign Minister Thierry Moungalla has made an official statement on the social media platform X (Formerly Twitter) regarding the rumours on Telegram of a coup underway in the Central African Country. He has branded the reports that a coup is underway in the country as "Fanciful information and denies the rumours as "Fake News". He has reassured the public about the calm that reigns and invites people to do their usual activities.
On Friday, a magnitude 6.8 earthquake struck the town of Al Hoceima in Morocco, causing widespread destruction and claiming the lives of at least 2,122 people. The quake was centred on Talat Nyakoub, with the surrounding areas also feeling several aftershocks.
The African nation of Gabon has been rocked by a military coup, with the 55-year-old Bongo dynasty overthrown. The Gabonese military led the coup, and while it is still unclear who controls the country, the army appears to have taken control.
On Saturday, the Zimbabwean presidential election ended with incumbent President Emmerson Mnangagwa of the ruling ZANU-PF party declared the winner. Mnangagwa received 52.6 per cent of the vote, with runner-up Nelson Chamisa of the opposition party CCC receiving 44.3 per cent. This marks the first time in Zimbabwe’s history that the opposition has come so close to winning the presidential election.
According to a statement from the president's office, Somalia's President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed, he was declared that his country's armed forces would defeat the militant group al-Shabaab within five months. The announcement marks the latest move in the ongoing fight against the group, which has been active in Somalia since 2006 and is considered one of the most dangerous terrorist organisations in the world.