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Okonjo-Iweala's WTO appointment could derail African Covid vaccine rollout
The appointment of its Covid special envoy Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala as head of the WTO has deprived the African Union of a key player in the already complex process of funding the rollout of vaccines in Africa, and the regional organisation is now counting heavily on her former employer, the World Bank. [...]
Detention of Caracas's favourite trader gives Cape Verde the cold sweats
Lebanese-Columbian trader Alex Saab has been incarcerated in Cape Verde since June on charges of helping Venezuela bypass US sanctions. Now he has established a robust protection team, raising concerns among local authorities. [...]