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Inside the last marathon to save Somalia from collapsing

Inside the last marathon to save Somalia from collapsing MOGADISHU, Somalia - For over nine months now, several meetings have been held in the Federal Republic of Somalia over forthcoming elections that could determine the future of the nation of Horn of Africa, which has been fighting for decades. Since 1991, there have been genuine efforts to find a lasting solution that includes…

fish unfit for human consumption

Several fish have been found dead off the Ghanaian coast in recent days, the cause of which is unknown. In neighboring Togo, these fish are on the market in some cities near the border. The first recovered are currently seized and destroyed. as reported from Lomé, Peter Sasou DogbéThis is the meat of dolphins and smoked tuna…

confusion within Lamuka which now counts

In the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), it is imbroglio during the recent election within Lamuka, the largest opposition platform. As of now, two founding members claim to be "coordinators". as reported from Kinshasa, Pascal MulegwaIn a coalition with President Félix Tshisekedi since the end of 2020, Moïse Katumbi said on…

The United States puts Somalia’s spy agency on the spot in the latest report from the State Department

The United States puts Somalia's spy agency on the spot in the latest report from the State Department NAIROBI, Kenya - Abuse of human rights prominent in the latest report from the State Department as the United States poked holes in the abuse of the rule of law by the federal government in Somalia and to some extent Al-Shabaab militants. For years, Somalia has struggled to impress…

the economy suffers as the country progresses

The Democratic Republic of Congo has been waiting for the formation of its government for almost two months. And on the Presidency's side with regard to the new Prime Minister's entourage, we always promise that this announcement is imminent. In mid-February, Jean-Michel Sama Lukonde was indeed appointed Prime Minister. But since then nothing.…

Voting day in Benin for the first round of

The Benin people are called to the elections on Sunday for the first round of an already disputed presidential election. In addition to three candidates, including current President Patrice and the opposition, several of his candidacies were considered invalid by the Electoral Commission. .

Rift Valley fever outbreak hits

An epidemic of Rift Valley fever, a viral disease that mainly affects cattle and can also infect humans, is currently affecting zebo herds in several regions of the country. It is transmitted by mosquito bites, the virus' agent. The Malagasy authorities have taken action. as reported from Antananarivo, Laure VerneauThe…

South African variant could ‘break through’ Pfizer vaccine

JERUSALEM - The coronavirus variant discovered in South Africa may "carry through" Pfizer / BioNTech's COVID-19 vaccine to some degree, according to a real-world data study in Israel, although its prevalence in the country is low and research has not been peer-reviewed. The study, published Saturday, compared nearly 400 people who had tested positive for COVID-19, 14 days or more after receiving one or two doses of the vaccine against the same number of unvaccinated patients with the disease. It matched, among other…

In full tension with Ethiopia, Egypt is

Uganda and Egypt signed a military intelligence agreement "to fight terrorism" this week. This agreement between the two countries crossed by the Nile comes in the middle of a dispute over river water due to the Renaissance dam built by Ethiopia. "What affects Uganda will affect Egypt", is how the number two Egyptian military…

participation, the main interest of

Office opens at 06.00 in Chad. Seven candidates are running, including President Idriss Déby - who has been in power for more than 30 years - and who are seeking a sixth term. Part of the opposition withdrew from the race and demanded a boycott to condemn the violence against the opposition. One of the challenges today will therefore be participation.…

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