Ameenah Gurib-Fakim, who is the only female head of state in Africa, has been accused of using a bank card provided by an NGO to make personal purchases. Photo: AFP

Africa’s only woman head of state under pressure to resign over shopping scandal

Ameenah Gurib-Fakim was appointed to the largely ceremonial post in 2015, as the island nation’s first female president, but was accused of using a credit card issued by an international non-governmental organisation to buy clothes and jewellery

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Ameenah Gurib-Fakim, who is the only female head of state in Africa, has been accused of using a bank card provided by an NGO to make personal purchases. Photo: AFP
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