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Fay, the odd lawyer from Ivory Coast

At the moment, on the Ivory Coast, a younger girl is making a splash on social networks. These, higher identified by the nickname "Fay, the offbeat lawyer", supply Web customers weekly coaching periods to make them conscious of the legislation. Termination of tenancy, inheritance rights, divorce and even infidelity or sexual impotence inside marriage ... They're a number of thousand to observe his…

Reopening of the “Petite Barrière” border publish between Rubavu in Rwanda and Goma within the DRC

Small cross-border trade is gradually resuming between the city of Rubavu, in Rwanda, and that of Goma in the DRC. The so-called “Petite Barrière” border post, one of the most crossed on the continent, had been closed for eight months because of the Covid-19 crisis. But since November 5, traders gathered in cooperatives, students, teachers or even doctors are allowed to pass subject to having tested negative for Covid -19. A decision taken jointly by the governors of the provinces on both sides of the border.…

Senegal: a Fab Lab helps girls gaining digital expertise

In Dakar, Senegal, a Fab Lab helps working-class Grand Yoff girls to realize digital expertise and begin entrepreneurship. On this place for prototypes, creativity and sharing, seamstress is launched for apprentices to digital embroidery and 3D modeling. Aim: that they worth their work and acquire autonomy. .

[Série pont Sénégambie]: the economic downturn in the city of Farafenni (3/3)

The last episode of our series of reports dedicated to the Senegambia Bridge that has changed the lives of Gambians and Senegalese for a year. Inaugurated on January 21, 2019, the Sénégambien Bridge stretches across the Gambia River and allows easy connection of southern Senegal to the north. It replaces the old ferry that required waiting long hours before crossing or even several days for truck…

[Série pont Sénégambie]: the bridge that changed the lives of carriers (2/3)

Until Sunday, November 15, we offer a series of reports dedicated to the Senegambia Bridge, which has changed the lives of Gambians and Senegalese for a year. After decades of waiting, the Senegalese bridge was open to individuals in January 2019. Then to trucks in July. This bridge built in the Gambia across the river is intended to open the Casamance region of southern Senegal. And to increase trade…

Nigeria: the character of Ken Saro-Wiwa, his battle, his “heirs”, 25 years later (1/3)

On November 10, 1995, Nigerian author and environmental activist Ken Saro-Wiwa and eight comrades had been by chance executed by President Normal Sani Abacha's regime after a controversial trial. A member of the Ogoni minority, he warned the worldview concerning the ecological disasters linked to the exploitation of oil within the Niger Delta. Twenty-five years later, Ken Saro-Wiwa has left heirs. .

Madagascar: casual panning of gold as a supply of livelihood

In Madagascar, greater than ever throughout this tough financial interval, rural individuals are doubling their efforts to search out new technique of subsistence. Within the jap a part of the nation, within the Ifanadiana district, the hope of a greater life got here from gold panning. Dozens of households started trying to find gold nuggets in hand throughout the dry season. Within the mattress of…

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