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these prisoners that Gbagbo asked for

The reunion between Laurent Gbagbo and Alassane Ouattara was cordial to say the least this Tuesday 27 July evening in Abidjan. Politically, the only concrete demand was from Laurent Gbagbo, who expected to release prisoners who were considered "political" by the opposition. An embrace for the photographers, a few steps hand in…

A brand new entrance opens in Ethiopia between

As fighting continues between government forces and Tigrayan rebels, it is a new concern for Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed: a new front was opened last weekend between Afars and Issas. It is a strategic and controversial sector between the Afar and Somali regions. Somali authorities accuse Afar militia members of committing a massacre in a city and reviving an already protracted conflict between these two neighboring peoples in the northeast. The battlefield is a long corridor that crosses the Afar region from south to…

Bah N’Daw and Moctar Ouane’s lawyer are complaining

Talks between the African Union, the United Nations or the European Union have not changed. Former Malian President Bah N'Daw and his last prime minister, Moctar Ouane, are under house arrest in Bamako. They are no longer free from their movements since Colonel Assimi Goïta, who is currently leading the transition, fired them on May 24, 2021. The lawyer they hired two weeks ago complained that they…

Ouattara / Gbagbo meeting in Ivory Coast: mot

An embrace for the photographers, a few steps hand in hand and a press conference with all the smiles: the reunion between Laurent Gbagbo and Alassane Ouattara, more than ten years after their last meeting and the crisis after the election that bloodied the Ivory Coast was mild to say the least. The two men took up the challenge of symbolism. .

the belief in Teodorin Obiang was confirmed in

This Wednesday, July 28, 2021, the Court of Cassation rejected the appeal of Teodorin Obiang. The son of the president of Equatorial Guinea challenged his conviction in France for embezzling public funds in his country. His defense considered that French justice did not need to try crimes committed abroad, but the Court of Cassation therefore decided otherwise. The Supreme French Court considered that the judges' decisions were indeed in accordance with the law. French justice could therefore rule over these embezzlements…

the new rules in Belgium

Belgium is taking a major step forward in returning items looted during colonial times. The authorities have just presented a new legal framework. The Belgians no longer want items that have been forcibly acquired, resulting in the return of thousands of works by the Democratic Republic of Congo. From our correspondent in…

In the spotlight: smiles and hugs in the Ivory Coast

That's all! "The long-awaited meeting with the Ivorians has just taken place," he tells usInfodrome. "After ten years of enmity a historic meeting "," Alassane Ouattara and Laurent Gbagbo go hand in hand at the Presidential Palace in Abidjan ", we read on the website. And we also see, because the pictures of the two men are obviously everywhere."A fantastic moment" for L'Intelligent d'Abidjan. "Ouattara and Gbagbo are all…

the anger of the opponent Ngarial

When I learned of their arrest, I condemned the Attorney General for the abuse suffered by these people. Since then, I see no sequel until today. I'm Vatada Atchénemou, a lawyer for Ngarial Modeste Madjiasra Nako .

a timetable and respect for deadlines

Twenty parties called yesterday, Tuesday 27 July, for a successful transition. In a statement issued, they say they are ready to support the authorities to avoid pitfalls during this transition. This grouping, in which there are formations of ex-majority and ex-opposition, requires in particular respect for the date set for the conduct of the election and the publication of a detailed chronogram of the…

Mohamed El-Menfi received by Denis Sassou Nguesso in

The African Union is determined to play its part in resolving the armed conflict that has shaken Libya for ten years. This explains the visit in the last two days to the Congolese Denis Sassou Nguesso, Chairman of the AU High Committee for Libya, by Mohamed El-Menfi, President of the Libyan Presidential Council. with our…

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