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suspected death of a retired officer arrested

In the Comoros, the death of a retired non-commissioned officer during an interrogation in a military barracks on the island of Anjouan aroused great emotions as the circumstances of his death remain mysterious. He was arrested for "attempt to destabilize" and did not survive his hearing. Authorities are talking about concern and even about Covid-19 to explain his death. The version of relatives, who had to dig up the body to gain access, reported blood and head injuries. Some authorities went to Anjouan where the…

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…

Amid political unrest in Somalia, Farmajo turns the sword against critics

MOGADISHU, Somalia - With more than two months to go before his term expires, Somalia's outgoing President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo seems relentless in his quest to continue in power despite constitutional restrictions and other obstacles to the legal framework. The Constitution strictly allows one to be president for four years, after which he or she can seek a new mandate. The Horn of Africa has no time limits, an indication that one can be president of life until such a time death knocks or he is abdicated. For the…

Somalia writes to the UNSC after the standoff talks before the election flopped

Somalia writes to the UNSC after the standoff talks before the election flopped MOGADISHU, Somalia - In the midst of the ongoing stalemate before the Somali elections, the federal government has written to the United Nations Security Council , in response to a recent meeting of the Council on the security and stability of the country. Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield, United States…

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…

Polisario reacts after one of its deaths

Dah Al-Bendir, head of the Polisario Gendarmerie and senior official, was killed on Wednesday, April 7, in a drone strike aimed at his convoy in disputed territory in Western Sahara. If Rabat remains silent about this operation, the Polisario Front confirms it and maintains its hostile position vis-à-vis the Moroccan army. The…

Guelleh re-elected for a fifth time period as Djibouti’s president

The Djibouti strongman Ismael Omar Guelleh will serve for the fifth term as president of the small Horn of Africa, making him one of the longest-serving African presidents in a country where democracy is said to be utopian. According to election results projected by AFP after Friday's election, Guelleh, who was first elected president in 1999, achieved nearly 98 percent of the vote in an election that was widely boycotted by opposition candidates who questioned credibility. An estimated 215,000 citizens were registered…

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…

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,…

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