The Ministry of Foreign Affairs today regrettably announced the death of Ibrahim Isah, the Nigerian Ambassador to Cote d'Ivoire. According to NAN, Isah slumped and died, at the Poly-Clinique Internationale Sainte Anne-Marie (PISAM) in Abidjan yesterday, where he went to see his doctor.
The International Criminal Court has acquitted and ordered the immediate release of former President of Cote d'ivoire, Laurent Gbagbo from all charges against him. Gbabgo was charged alongside his right-hand man, Mr Charles Ble Goude of crimes against humanity, rape, murder and other forms of sexual violence, persecution and "other inhuman acts" allegedly committed in 2010, which left 3,000 people dead and 500,000 displaced.
In a swift reaction to Saturday's announcement by President Emmerson Mnangagwa of Zimbabwe on a more than 100% rise in the price of petrol and diesel, irked commuters were stranded in Zimbabwe's two main cities on Monday 14th Jan 2019 as angry protesters burned tyres', used rocks to barricade roads and blocked buses from carrying passengers.