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What we’re reading, 11 May 2020

Each week the Foundation highlights a number of media articles that we have found interesting and relevant to governance in Africa. Sharing here is not an endorsement of the views linked, but a spur for further discussion. Join that discussion by engaging with one of our social media accounts, linked at the top of this page.

President Gnassigbé officially begins his new term

Togolese President, Faure Gnassingbé, was sworn into office for his fourth consecutive five-year term.

Madagascar starts COVID-Organics clinical trials, factory to be built

Malagasy President, Andry Rajoelina announced that clinical trials will start this week for COVID-Organics, the herbal tonic endorsed by the Malagasy government as a cure for COVID-19.

Court gives guilty verdict to two former officials over corruption charges

Former Ethiopian Communications Minister, Bereket Simon, was found guilty of corruption charges by the Supreme Court of Amhara Region.

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