In tonight's show, two NGOs publish a damning report suggesting mining tycoon Dan Gertler could be evading US sanctions in DR Congo. Global Witness and the Platform to Protect Whistleblowers in Africa say there could be a possible international money laundering scheme involved. In Cameroon, health officials urge parents to vaccinate their children against measles. A deadly outbreak of the highly contagious disease has spread to 8 of 10 regions there. And Somalia's national theatre reopens eight years after a suicide bomb attack destroyed the building.
The port of Pointe-Noire has been a focal point of the Republic of Congo's economy for many years. However, a fall in oil prices since 2014 has caused a crisis for local businesses, as the port bore the brunt of the country's economic crisis. at the port of Pointe-Noire.
Susan and her daughter, Rosette escaped conflict in Congo's Kasai region to find shelter in Kikwit in the country's southwest, but like thousands of other displaced civilians Susan struggled to find food for her daughter to eat.