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‘The object is not, and

Publish date: 08 July 2019
Issue Number: 831
Diary: IBA Legalbrief Africa
Category: general

‘Most of us export with Europe and the US. It's about time we started trading more with each other.’
– Malawi's director of trade, Christina Chatima, on this weekend’s African Continental Free Trade Area agreement.


‘The object is not, and has not been, the subject of an investigation.’
– A statement from Christie's auction house saying it would never auction an object over which there were legitimate concerns. This after a 3 000-year-old Tutankhamun bust that Egypt claims was stolen fetched $6m.

‘I was betrayed by the highest office of the land and no one could really do anything about it.’
– Former Gambian beauty queen Toufah Jallow who will press charges of rape against former President Yahya Jammeh.