Francophone Africa update: 22 November 2021

#CongoHoldUp: Investigation into plunder of DRC resources by ex-President Kabila’s inner circle. The Continent (pp 11-15) BBC RFI

Security-related protests in Burkina Faso:

  • Following a deadly attack in Inata, opposition and civil society led demonstrations calling for President Kaboré’s resignation. BBC Le Monde
  • Over the weekend, fresh protests blocked a French military convoy in Kaya. Mobile internet access has been disrupted. VOA REUTERS RFI

Tunisia: Trial of anti-corruption activist shines light on use of military courts VOA

UN renews Central African Republic mission amid growing feud over Russian mercenaries Africa Report

Long read on Africa’s rising cities, including Kinshasa (DRC) and Abidjan (Côte d’Ivoire) Washington Post

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