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Final clap for the French coach Claude Le

Togo coach Claude Le Roy announced on Canal + on Monday evening, April 12, that he is leaving office. The Sparrowhawks failed to qualify for the next Africa Cup of Nations 2022 in Cameroon. "When it comes to the national team, it's over for me." Claude Le Roy announced the end of his partnership with Togo. The Sparrowhawks…

The United States congratulates Djibouti’s longtime strongman on re-election

The United States congratulates Djibouti's longtime strongman on re-election WASHINGTON, USA - The United States has praised Ismail Omar Guelleh for his re-election as president of Djibouti, a small Horn of Africa nation whose election ended last week, amid ongoing political instability in the region. Guelleh, who has been at the helm since 1999, scored a handsome majority after…

Ramadan is accompanied by an increase of

Ramadan begins this Tuesday, April 13, in Nigeria and, as every year, religious authorities ask wholesalers not to raise food prices disproportionately. The month of Ramadan often corresponds to a sharp rise in food prices, while the most populous country in Africa is already facing 17% inflation on food products. After a year of recession and the economic and health crisis, many Nigerians have become poor. Jamila, a Muslim from Togo, notes that the prices of corn or beans in recent times have more than doubled in the…

election observers mention a few

In Chad, voters voted Sunday in the presidential election. A vote that took place in peace, but which was marked by irregularities according to election observers who followed the vote. Coordination of civil society associations and the defense of human rights, a national organization that observed presidential election is said…

At least 25 militants were killed in anti-Al-Shabaab operation in Somalia

MOGADISHU, Somalia - The Somali National Army (SNA) said on Monday that its elite forces (Danab) killed 25 al-Shabab militants and wounded several others during an operation at Gambole about 48 km to Jowhar city, the administrative capital of Hirshabelle state. Hassan Mohamed Osman, acting commander of Danab, said the troops would intensify stinging operations in the area to flush out the extremists blamed for insecurity in the region. Osman told SNA Radio that the forces carried out the operation after receiving…

Farmajo’s extension of time is unconstitutional, US Senator Somalia said

WASHINGTON, USA - The United States of America can, after all, reject the decision of the lower house of Somalia to extend the term of the current government, whose term expired on February 8 this year, leading to a state of political uncertainty and unprecedented stalemate. On Monday, the lower house under President Abdirahman Mursal voted in favor of extending the term, with 149 MPs supporting the proposal. This comes after the political leadership did not agree on the agenda of the Afisiyooni Center conference.…

the toughening of measures against Covid-19

Kenya, on this first day of Ramadan, is also hit by a third wave of Covid-19, more virulent than the previous ones, forcing the government to step up action. The curfew was introduced from 8 pm to 4 pm, as well as the closure of worship and the ban on gatherings for the next two months. as reported from Nairobi, Charlotte…

Sahel: “Between 2017 and 2020, the number of attacks

It is an unrivaled coalition of almost 50 Sahelian, West African and international organizations that will speak today. The "Citizen Coalition for the Sahel" presents, this Tuesday, April 13, a set of recommendations on dealing with the crisis in Burkina Faso, Mali and Niger. The text is entitled "Sahel: What must change". To talk about this report, Niagalé Bagayoko, co-author of the text, answers Laurent Correau's questions. .

why 57 members of the “Government of the Union”

In the Democratic Republic of Congo, the members of the new government are finally known. The first "Holy Union" government that President Tshisekedi wants consists of 56 and its Prime Minister Jean-Michel Sama Lukonde. That's 10 less than the previous team. But it is beyond what was hoped for. According to the head of government, there were many criteria to reconcile.…

three quarters of the people of Malagasy want to be

Transparency International Madagascar conducted a survey of 1,700 people in three regions of the country. The purpose of this study is to know the population's perception of vaccination, as the second wave of Covid-19 continues to wreak havoc on the island. as reported from Madagascar, Laure Verneau76% of respondents want to be…

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