The European Union delays almost €90 million in funds to Ethiopia over the Tigray conflict. The money will only be given if the federal government meet the EU’s conditions. Also, Facebook pulls the plug on rival French and Russian disinformation campaigns aiming to destabilise upcoming elections in Central African Republic. And could luxury fashion’s next big thing be Made in Senegal? We head to Dakar for a look at the emergence of upmarket local brands catering to a growing middle class.