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resistance from the Guinean village of Kpaghalaye

Ebola has reappeared in Guinea since early 2021. 23 cases, including five deaths, have been reported in the Nzérékoré region, in the south of the country. In this forest of Guinea near the borders of Liberia and Côte d'Ivoire, the village of Kpaghalaye is resisting the intervention of the "response", the team responsible for fighting the epidemic. They have not been able to return there since the…

in Cotonou, residents hope for a vote “in

The Benin are called to the polls this Sunday, April 11, at the end of a campaign marked by deadly violence in the center and north of the country. The economic capital was saved by the deadly violence that punctured the end of the election campaign in central and northern Benin. From our special correspondent in Cotonou,The…

The end of social reclassification villages in

In Senegal, President Macky Sall announced the abolition of the special status of villages for social reclassification. These villages - nine in the country - were created during colonization to keep lepers out of society and are governed by a law from 1976. But the inhabitants want to see this discriminatory status disappear, while they are forced to leave society. But leprosy has not been a public…

blocked roads interfere with the expansion of

The presidential election will be held tomorrow, Sunday, April 11, in Benin. Less than 24 hours before the vote, the blocking of the tracks of the Talon protesters disrupts the delivery of election materials to the polling stations in the north of the country. Trucks were stranded. However, the equipment must be in place quickly to welcome voters from 7 a.m. on Sunday morning. It is a race against…

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…

the migration issue at the center of the visit

Continuation and end of Friday of the Spanish Prime Minister's official visit to Dakar. Pedro Sanchez met with President Macky Sall. An exchange specifically dedicated to the fight against illegal emigration: The Spanish Canary Islands have had an influx of migrants from West Africa since last year. A visit also focused on strengthening economic relations.…

Burkina Faso inaugurates its first

With a capacity to care for 1,500 patients per year, this center will make it possible to treat several cases of cancer on the spot, in particular cancers of the cervix, prostate, lung, rectum, esophagus and stomach according to the Ministry of Health. A radiotherapy center built by the state of Burkina Faso with the support of the Emir of Qatar, through the Qatari Development Fund, at a total cost of 7…

General Poncet, Commander of the Licorne Force, at

During the bombing of Bouaké on Friday, April 9, the Paris Assize Court began hearing General Henri Poncet, commander of the Licorne force. With our special correspondent at the courthouse in Paris, Laura MartelHis first words are to the victims: "I hope I was able to give the answers they have been waiting for for 17 years,"…

opponent Hama Amadou in France for

Nigerian opponent Hama Amadou is in France for a few days. Imprisoned since the announcement of the results of the first round of presidential elections in February last year, he received permission from the Nigerian judiciary to get out of prison to take the plane to Paris. Hama Amadou arrived in France on Wednesday morning, his entourage confirmed to us on Friday, April 9, to undergo a series of…

Emmanuel Macron receives Faure Gnassingbé for

Faure Gnassingbé, President of Togo since 2005, was received this Friday, April 9, at the Elysee Palace for a working lunch with French President Emmanuel Macron. A reception criticized by the civil society movement, Togo Standing, while Amnesty International condemned in December last year a "growing repression of opponents" in the country.…

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