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Repair predecessors’ mistakes and mistakes

To avoid constantly being in the situation of having to apologize in the future, France should, from today onwards, address a kind of perception of relations between politicians or the interests of more or less private French and African leaders and states. Hatred at the heart of political life in Africa. This was what led to…

Ismail Omar Guelleh re-elected president of Djibouti with 98.58% of vote

Ismail Omar Guelleh was re-elected for a fifth term as president of Djibouti with more than 98 percent of the vote, according to provisional results announced by Interior Minister Moumin Ahmed Cheick Friday night. "President Ismail Omar Guelleh obtained 167,535 votes, which is 98.58 percent," he told public broadcaster RTD, adding that confirmed results would be released soon by the Constitutional Council. The 73-year-old Guelleh faced just one challenger, the independent candidate and businessman Zakaria Ismail Farah,…

Ismaël Omar Guelleh was re-elected president with 98.58%

Ismaël Omar Guelleh was re-elected on Friday with 98.58% of the vote, according to preliminary official figures, as president of Djibouti, a small strategic country in the Horn of Africa that he has led with an iron fist for 22 years. "IOG", 73 years old, ran for a fifth and, theoretically, last term against Zakaria Ismail…

the international community raises its voice

The political situation is still blocked, a month after President Farmajo's term officially ended on February 8. Following the postponement of the presidential election, the opposition no longer recognizes its legitimacy, but no solution has been found despite several talks. Now the international community is worried and demanding results.…

Guelleh assured of victory as Djibouti votes counting start

Counting started shortly after polling stations closed around 7:00 pm in the Horn of Africa nation, which overlooks one of the world's busiest trade routes at the crossroads between Africa and the Arabian Peninsula. Results are expected in the course of the evenin Some 215,000 citizens are registered to vote in the ballot pitting Guelleh, 73, against a little-known businessman widely seen to pose little threat to the strongman, who inherited power in 1999.. After voting in the capital city, where most of Djibouti's…

voting day for a presidential election without

It's time for the bill in Djibouti, which organized its presidential election on Friday, April 9. The offices closed at 19 and we are now waiting for the results, which may fall overnight. The result of the vote is not in doubt with President Ismaël Omar Guelleh, a candidate for a fifth term against Zakaria Ismail Farah, an independent candidate. "The effort is, above all, participatory," acknowledged Djibouti's prime minister. Abdoulkader Kamil Mohamed blew up the opposition, which boycotted the vote and called on…

View of Africa, unauthorized event in

The 37th "Vues d'Afrique" International Film Festival opened on Friday 9 April with an online ceremony, live from Montreal, Quebec, but also from the Ivory Coast, the Democratic Republic of Congo and Senegal, for "An audience around the world" . This second digital edition offers until April 18 one hundred films from more than 30 countries in Africa and the Caribbean.…

The Duclert report officially submitted to

The Duclert Commission's report was officially handed over to President Paul Kagame on Friday, April 9 by Vincent Duclert himself. The text concludes that France has a heavy and overwhelming responsibility in the genocide of Tutsi, but excludes the idea of ​​complicity in the genocide. The French historian assured that he came as an independent researcher with no official assignment other than to…

Prince Philip has died at the age of 99, Buckingham Palace reports

LONDON - Prince Philip, Queen Elizabeth II's husband, has died at the age of 99, Buckingham Palace has announced. Buckingham Palace said: “It is with deep sorrow that Her Majesty the Queen has announced that her beloved husband, His Royal Highness, Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, has died. "His Royal Highness died peacefully this morning at Windsor Castle." Boris Johnson said he "inspired the lives of countless young people". In a speech on Downing Street, the Prime Minister added: "He helped govern the royal…

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