Dubai Police have arrested and seized over $40.9m (Dh150 million) in cash and over a dozen luxury cars in the arrest of Dubai based Nigerian Instagram celebrity Raymond Olounwa Abbas popularly known as Hushpuppi. He is accused of online fraud and money laundering.
In this edition we hear from the director of International Alert's Africa Programme, Cindy Chungong, about the heavy-handed response by security forces on the continent. In Kenya, a policeman enforcing the country's coronavirus curfew was recently charged with murdering a 13-year-old boy. Also, South Africa is bracing for its deepest economic slump in almost a century. The economy is expected to contract by over 7 percent. And Gabon decriminalises same-sex relations, but homosexuality remains illegal in dozens of other African countries.