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23 certified groups and one finish of the qualifier

We know of 23 of the 24 teams that will play the next African Cup of Nations football (CAN 2021) in January / February 2022 in Cameroon. However, there is still a place that can be attributed to CAN 2021, the Sierra Leone-Benin meeting in Group L in the qualifiers has been postponed until June 2021 after a controversy over positive Covid tests. The Africa Cup of Nations is almost full. Twenty-three of the twenty-four teams that will play in the final in January / February 2022 are now known. Before the last two days…

Uranium, a depressed marketplace that might

It is final, the exploitation of the Cominak mine; north of Niger; ends today because its reserves are depleted. A closure that takes place in a global context that is characterized by still very low prices, which undermines the mine's profitability. But China is expected to revive the market in the coming years. After 40…

Algeria ends with a 5-0 towards Botswana

The Algerian team, already qualified, finished the qualifier for the African Cup of Nations (CAN 2021) on March 29, 2021 in Blida with a 5-0 victory over Botswana. Also in Group H, Zambia won 2-0 on Zimbabwe's ground which is already sure to play CAN 2021 in Cameroon. The Algerian team ended quietly who qualifies for the…

The Johnson & Johnson vaccine is coming to Africa

In the fight against Covid-19, up to 400 million doses of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine will be delivered to African Union countries. This was announced by the American pharmaceutical giant on Monday, March 29. Delivery of these vaccines by Johnson & Johnson is expected to begin as early as September, when the virus has killed more than 120,000 people on the continent and infected nearly 4.2…

The drought within the southwest forces

The World Food Program (WFP) is sounding the alarm in Angola. Southwest of the country is experiencing a severe drought - the worst in 40 years - and famine is threatening thousands of families whose farms no longer produce anything. The drought that is raging in Kwanza-Sul, Benguela, Huambo or Huila has begun to be felt. In these provinces of southwestern Angola, the difficulties are such that families have begun to leave these regions. "We are seeing a phenomenon of drought in the middle of the rainy season," warns…

an Africa Cup two thirds complete

We now know of 17 of the 24 teams that will play the next African Cup of Nations football (CAN 2021) in January / February 2022 in Cameroon. The Nigerians won their qualifiers for CAN 2021, at the end of the penultimate day of the qualifiers. Qualifiers for the next African Cup of Nations (CAN 2021) ends 28, 29 and 30 March 2021 but we already know that two thirds of the law qualified for this "CAN 2021" . Twelve new teams really won their qualifiers on the penultimate day, which took place from March 23 to 27. THEY…

In Niger, Mohamed Bazoum’s victory on

The Nigerian Constitutional Court this week confirmed the victory of Mohamed Bazoum in the presidential election. But Mahamane Ousmane, the failed candidate, continues to claim victory and even promises strong opposition. So where does this impression of a generalization of losers questioning election results come from all over Africa? Jean-Baptiste Placca: The challenges for the results, which must be taken seriously, must be credible, otherwise these challenges would become commonplace. It is to be hoped, for…

Guinea gives the necessities and the qualification

Abused by Mali in Conakry, Guinea finally won (1-0) in the shock of Group A, on Wednesday 24 March. A victory that allows him to secure his qualification for CAN in Cameroon. For the show, we have to come back. On the first day of November 14, 2019, Mali and Guinea had a good move (2-2) after a meeting that was packed during the second half. Those who would hope for the new shock a match with the same content as the first stage were quickly disillusioned. Especially after participating in a sophisticated first half.…

Ambroise Wonkam: “Sequencing extra folks

20 years ago, in February 2001, the "Human Genome Project" resulted in the publication of the first human DNA sequence, the first mapping of our genetic code. Since then, the genome of more than one million people has been sequenced around the world, with so many small mutations and variations. Ambroise Wonkam, professor of medical genetics at the University of Cape Town in South Africa and chair of the African Society of Human Genetics, wants to start a project of unprecedented scale in Africa: the sequencing of DNA…

dealing with the wave of Covid-19, the island of Nosy Be

The borders of the island of Nosy in the northwestern part of the country are closed from this Tuesday and for at least 15 days. A decision by the Malagasy authorities to restrict the spread of covid. Madagascar is currently undergoing another wave of coronavirus contamination, registering 22,616 cases including 355 deaths. International and national flights as well as the circulation of private vehicles and public sea transport to the island are suspended. A new blow for this island, whose economy depends entirely on…

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