Covid-19 pandemic: transfers to Africa are declining

In the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic, transfers should decline in all regions of the world, with a particularly marked decline in sub-Saharan Africa. A collapse was expected this year when transfers to low-income and middle-income countries, such as Cameroon, had reached a record level in 2019. Households are affected by the full impact of this pandemic since the borders were closed and the slowdown of currency transfer from the Cameroonian diaspora. Report from our correspondents in Yaoundé.

Even on the front page, Paris’s appeals court refused to release Félicien Kabuga, accused of being the “financier” of the Tutsi genocide in Rwanda, the time to investigate the issue of his surrender to international justice that he refuses. The Octogenarian lawyers arrested in France on May 16 after 25 years on the run had cited his age and his state of health in support of their release request under judicial supervision.

And exactly 26 years after the genocide, trauma is still very much present in Rwanda. Authorities continue to prosecute genocide around the world and continue to search for bodies of victims buried in mass graves. Report to follow in this release.

In Guinea, the new president of the CENI, Election Commission, was elected this Tuesday by the institution’s envoys. His predecessor died of coronavirus. Almost elected, the opposition already calls him “farmer” by Alpha Condé. CENI will have to organize the presidential election in October next year. You will hear the reactions in Conakry.

And then the Nollywood studios in Nigeria resume. The filming could be resumed after two months of interruption due to the coronavirus epidemic, with new working methods.