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Germany freezes funding to WWF following human rights abuse in Congo

Germany freezes funding to WWF following human rights abuse in Congo

The German government has frozen funding to WWF following a series of investigations by Buzzfeed revealing that the charity funds, equips, and works directly with forces that have tortured, raped and killed people. WWF has repeatedly suppressed accusations of violence and abuse. Earlier this month, BuzzFeed revealed that WWF had kept evidence of gang rape […]

Statement on the massacre in Khartoum

Statement on the massacre in Khartoum

The Mo Ibrahim Foundation is deeply concerned by the situation in Sudan, which has recently taken a turn for the worse, with a brutal armed crackdown on peaceful protestors, claiming the lives of an alarming number of civilians in recent days, and crushing hopes for a democratic transition. The TMC, which toppled Omar al-Bashir in […]

African migrations: opportunity not crisis, says Mo Ibrahim Foundation

African migrations: opportunity not crisis, says Mo Ibrahim Foundation

2019 Ibrahim Governance Weekend highlights urgent need for robust data and informed policy to manage mobility and spur economic development ABIDJAN, 8 April 2019 – Debating and discussing African migrations, youth and jobs, the 2019 Ibrahim Governance Weekend, held in Abidjan 5-7 April, heard that the global view of African migrations urgently needs to be reset since distorted […]

UK’s Charity Commission launches investigation into WWF

UK’s Charity Commission launches investigation into WWF

Britain’s charity regulator has launched an official investigation into WWF, in a major blow to the embattled organization. The inquiry follows an explosive report by Buzzfeed News that revealed that WWF funds, equips, and works directly with paramilitary forces that have been accused of beating, torturing, sexually assaulting, and murdering scores of people. WWF’s main response to the Buzzfeed exposé has been […]

GPLA 2018 Finals: Maybe the Year of English

GPLA 2018 Finals: Maybe the Year of English

The sixth edition of the Grand Prix of Literary Associations is running to an end. It might probably be a happy end for Shakespeare. Sure, it’s time an English-speaking author be awarded, and if it happens, it would be the first time ever, since its launch in 2013, for the GPLA having an Anglophone author […]

Court Declares Deportation Of Cameroonians From Nigeria Illegal

Court Declares Deportation Of Cameroonians From Nigeria Illegal

A key Cameroonian separatist leader, Julius Ayuk Tabe, and 46 others were deported from Nigeria after their arrest in Abuja. However, in her judgment on Friday morning, Justice Anwuli Chikere, the presiding judge, agreed with Mr. Femi Falana (SAN) that the Nigerian government lacks the power to deport refugees and asylum seekers from the country. […]

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