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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.…

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.…

the rise in prices on construction sites for cement blocks

Prices of imported basic products are still stable or rising in the Central African Republic, despite the gradual resumption of traffic on the corridor connecting Douala to Bangui. This is the case, for example, with the cement price, which has risen by more than 50% since the crisis began in December. "Here's the site,…

those who vote in advance

This Sunday, April 11, Chad will vote in the presidential election. Seven candidates are running, including President Idriss Déby, who has been in power for 30 years and is seeking a sixth term. Some polling stations have already opened this Saturday for soldiers and nomads who vote in advance. With our special correspondent…

every third Congolese student suffered a serious one

Uncertainty, displacement of populations, restrictions linked to Coronavirus ... For all these reasons, the food situation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) is deteriorating and this worries the UN. More than 27 million people are on the brink of starvation. The World Food Program and the Food and Agriculture…

The dangers threaten in the medium term

Last week, Gilles Yabi spoke about the presidential election on Sunday, April 11 in Benin, in a particularly tense climate, which was confirmed by the localized violence of recent days. But on the same Sunday, voters are also called to the polls in Chad to elect their president. Yes, in connection with this presidential…

Valery Zakharov reacts to the words of the boss of

Valery Zakharov, President Touadera's highly influential adviser on internal security, responded on Friday to comments from RFI by Mankeur Ndiaye, head of Minusca in the Central African Republic. Back from Russia, the latter declared on our airwaves that Moscow agreed to cooperate in the UN inquiry opened to allegations of abuses committed by Russian paramilitaries in the Central African Republic. These…

the election campaign ends in a climate

Chad will vote tomorrow, Sunday, April 11, in the presidential election. 7 candidates are running, including President Idriss Déby, who has been in power for 30 years and is seeking a sixth term. The election campaign ended on Friday night at midnight. A campaign dominated by a single candidate. With our special correspondent…

The President of Ceni presents his report to

Corneille Nangaa, outgoing chair of the Independent National Electoral Commission (Céni), presented the general report on the election process for national deputies on Friday. This report covers the period 2012-2019. He also gave his opinion on the thorny issue of election reforms that feed Congolese news. He returned in particular to the local elections and the organization of Ceni.…

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