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Pius Kasolo, CEO of ZCCM-IH, is preparing to succeed Zambia’s president Edgar Lungu, multiple sources told OSI. Kasolo will be the Patriotic Front presidential candidate in 2021. A Bemba PF founder, Kasolo has recently strengthened his position in the ruling party. His brother is a PF cadre and Eastern Province permanent secretary. Mining sector investors… Continue reading

Just a few days before the US presidential elections, four Congress members urged US President to “expand the scope of sanctions” and initiate “additional judicial investigations into kleptocratic activity by top DRC officials”. The Congressional letter to president Obama is bipartisan, being supported alike by Democrats and Republicans. Two Republican lawmakers signed the letter: Ed… Continue reading

Stanley Obaze is a Nigerian. He doesn’t like Ghana, but has been forced to spend some time in Accra because his wife, Valerie Obaze, has been strongly involved in her father’s presidential campaigns. Valerie Obaze is Nana Akufo Addo’s daughter. The Nigerian is Nana Akufo Addo’s son-in-law. While claiming his simple life, his hardships and… Continue reading

US government sanctions will be expanded to include Joseph Kabila’s family and other senior government, security, and intelligence officials in the DRC. The list of sanctions targets includes Kalev Mutond, Alexis Thambwe Mwamba, Emmanuel Andrupiako, Albert Yuma Mulimbi, Moïse Ekanga, Zoé Kabila and Jaynet Kabila. Kabila’s powerful allies in business are also in the firing… Continue reading

In separate reports, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the West Africa Commission on Drugs (WACD) found that Nana Akufo-Addo and NPP have been funded with drug money. Ghanian drug lord Raymond Amankwah has been a major donor for both Akufo-Addo and NPP. While serving as Attorney General, Nana Akufo-Addo returned seized… Continue reading