Ignace Sossou will spend six months behind bars after a Benin court rejected calls from lawyers and global free press advocates for his immediate release
Investigative journalist Ignace Sossou will remain in jail in Benin after a judge postponed his appeal on Tuesday.
U.S. regulators settled a major corruption case with the Italian oil company that allegedly bribed Algerian politicians through a middleman who controlled a constellation of shell companies.
U.S. immigration authorities locked detainees from African and Caribbean countries in solitary confinement cells six times as often as the population at large, a new study finds.
Portugal has ramped up pressure on Isabel dos Santos in the wake of Luanda Leaks, and following a request from Angolan authorities in pursuit of more than $1 billion.
Across much of Africa the toll of the viral pandemic could be much worse than in Europe and North America, ICIJ partners on the continent say.
Attorneys for a journalist jailed in Benin for tweeting about a speech argue that the case sets a dangerous precedent for press freedom.
Judge Carlos Alexandre has ordered the seizure of all Isabel dos Santos’ assets in Portugal, including lucrative stakes in various companies and luxury properties.
The dos Santos brewery masterplan hinged on one of the couple’s favorite business entities: shell companies. This time the couple turned to Mauritius the small island tax haven off the east coast of Africa.