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South Africa: mixed reactions after calls for Ramaphosa’s resignation

South Africa: mixed reactions after calls for Ramaphosa's resignation

Relentless calls for the resignation of South African President Cyril Ramaphosa on money laundering charges have drawn mixed reactions in the country. It comes after former intelligence chief Arthur Fraser filed a criminal complaint against president Ramaphosa, accusing him of money laundering and failing to report a theft from his …

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Al-Shabab tax system ‘forcing farmers to flee farms’

Al-Shabab tax system 'forcing farmers to flee farms'

Heavy taxes imposed by al-Qaeda-allied al-Shabab group in parts of Somalia are making it impossible for farmers to cultivate crops amid a severe drought. Abdirahman Abdishakur Warsame, President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud’s special envoy for the drought situation, said the al-Shabab taxes were forcing farmers to flee their farms and homes. …

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