Across the African continent, these are the 5 stories you may have missed out on:
FG set to recover £200 million stolen Nigerian funds from the US
The Federal Government has announced that it is set to recover £200 million of Nigeria’s assets stashed in the United States, as it embarks on a massive recovery of assets belonging to the country. – Nairametrics reports.
Kenyan shilling remains under pressure on strong dollar demand
Ex-Cameroon Striker Eto’o Targets Federation Presidency
Samuel Eto’o is running in December’s election for the presidency of the Cameroon football federation, the former Barcelona star said on Wednesday. – AfricaNews reports.
Ethiopia’s Tigray rebels accused of shelling, shooting civilians
Rebels from Ethiopia’s war-hit Tigray opened fire on civilians while looting and shelling villages and towns in the neighbouring Amhara region earlier this month, killing and wounding dozens of people and possibly many more, witnesses told AFP on Wednesday. – The Guardian reports.
Nigeria, Ghana sprint to join digital currency race
Nigeria and Ghana are racing to adopt a central bank digital currency as they look to ride the wave of popularity of cryptocurrencies in West Africa’s two largest economies. – The Guardian reports.