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Ouattara / Gbagbo meeting in Ivory Coast: mot

An embrace for the photographers, a few steps hand in hand and a press conference with all the smiles: the reunion between Laurent Gbagbo and Alassane Ouattara, more than ten years after their last meeting and the crisis after the election that bloodied the Ivory Coast was mild to say the least. The two men took up the challenge of symbolism. .

Ivory Coast in quarter final in football, Egypt

No medal this Wednesday 28 July at the Olympic Games in Tokyo but some good performances with the qualifiers for the quarterfinals for the Ivorians at the football tournament. The Egyptians excelled in handball and fencing. FOOTBALLThe team of Ivory Coastqualified for the quarterfinals of the men's Olympic tournament thanks to their draw against Germany at Miyagi…

Somalia: Jubaland begins registration of Senate seats candidates

KISMAYO, Somalia - Jubaland became the first state in Somalia to show goodwill in implementing the May 27, 2021 electoral accord, possibly paving the way for other states to break the deadlock, which looms large. the country's future in terms of stability. The electoral body of the federal state of southern Somalia began registering senatorial candidates running for four seats, a day before the upper house elections in the city of Kismayo, scheduled for July 29. The country was due to hold elections from July 25, but…

US warns of assaults on Eritreans in northern Tigray, Ethiopia

MOGADISHU, Somalia - The United States has raised concerns over attacks on Eritrean refugees in Tigray, adding that "such aggression should end immediately." A number of Eritreans are living in Tigray after being displaced from their homes. A spokesperson for the Stage Department said Tuesday that Washington was extremely "concerned" about the attacks, calling them "unnecessary and backward" in a statement. "We are deeply concerned by credible reports of attacks by military forces affiliated with the Tigray Defense…

the belief in Teodorin Obiang was confirmed in

This Wednesday, July 28, 2021, the Court of Cassation rejected the appeal of Teodorin Obiang. The son of the president of Equatorial Guinea challenged his conviction in France for embezzling public funds in his country. His defense considered that French justice did not need to try crimes committed abroad, but the Court of Cassation therefore decided otherwise. The Supreme French Court considered that the judges' decisions were indeed in accordance with the law. French justice could therefore rule over these embezzlements…

Tunisia’s judiciary is investigating dismissal parties

Tunisia's judiciary said on Wednesday it was investigating the two main parties in parliament, both of which have accused the president of launching a coup after citing emergency powers on Sunday to take control of the government and freeze the legislature. The judiciary claims that the investigation began ten days before the president's move, but it will increase the pressure on the parties - Ennahdha and the heart of Tunisia. The parties were not immediately available for comment on the probe. A…

Somalia: NISA chief Fahad Yasin appoints his deputy a number of days later

Somalia: NISA chief Fahad Yasin appoints his deputy days after Kulane's dismissal MOGADISHU, Somalia - the Somalia spy agency; the National Intelligence Security Agency got a new deputy manager following the unprecedented sacking of Abdullahi Kulane, who called the agency for months because of close ties to Villa Somalia. Several sources told Axadlethat Abbas Yacqub was appointed by NISA boss…

Vanessa Mballa, or the dream of a first medal

Offer Cameroon its first medal in judo. This is Vanessa Mballa's mission that will be fought on Friday, July 30. In order to participate in the race, she must meet the representative of Turkey, Kayra Sayit. In life, all dreams are allowed. This is what Vanessa Mballa has to say to herself, the four-time African champion, with…

Understanding the advanced Ethiopian battle because the ENDF prepares the assault on

Understanding the complex conflict in Ethiopia as the ENDF prepares the assault on TDF NAIROBI, Kenya - For decades Ethiopia has been under a dictatorial rule primarily as a reason why conflict was rare, and even in its presence it was generally small in scale compared to what the world is currently experiencing. Since Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed came to power in 2018, the country has first…

Senegalese Mariaa Siga breaks her shell – rfi

Mariaa Siga, 2021 © Stéphane Pineau With a calling card as her first album Asekaw, which she finally has the opportunity to defend on stage, the Senegalese singer Mariaa Siga claims herself and with conviction forms her musical imprint between folk and reggae. Seeing her dance enthusiastically in the audience to the sound of Elida Almeida's Cape Verdean funaná, which performed on the July evening at the Nuits du Sud…