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Africa Daily Insight

14 Jun
Fulton County DA Seeks Dismissal of Willis Appeal in Trump Election Interference Case

Gareth Kipling

The Fulton County DA's office has urged the Georgia Court of Appeals to dismiss an appeal meant to disqualify DA Fani Willis from the Trump election interference case. Defendants argue for her removal due to a romantic relationship with Nathan Wade, a special prosecutor who had financial ties with Willis. A decision on the motion is currently pending.

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31 May
Trump Convicted of Business Record Fraud in Historic Verdict

Gareth Kipling

In a historic verdict, a New York jury has found former President Donald Trump guilty of falsifying business records to hide hush money payments made to adult performer Stormy Daniels. This landmark ruling makes Trump the first criminally convicted former US president, igniting a significant political firestorm ahead of the upcoming presidential election.

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30 May
President Tinubu's First Year in Office: Economic Struggles and Unfulfilled Promises

Gareth Kipling

Marking his first year in office, Nigeria's President Bola Tinubu faces criticism for not fulfilling his promises of economic renewal, as rising petrol prices and inflation continue to burden citizens. Despite active policymaking and ambitious reforms, many Nigerians feel progress has been slow and uneven, leaving them grappling with economic and security challenges.

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