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Sudan: lack of information on

Sudan condemns the lack of cooperation from its Ethiopian neighbor who refuses to commit to sharing technical information on the management of its Blue Nile dam. In Sudan, those who collect their income directly from the river swing between fear and self-confidence, but above all condemn the total lack of information about the potential consequences of dam construction.…

Sudan: at Roseires dam, fear of

Tensions are rising between Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia as the latter is determined to begin the second phase of filling the Great Renaissance Dam (GERD) upstream of the Blue Nile in July. In the absence of a binding agreement, Khartoum and Cairo sent a letter to the UN Security Council condemning a unilateral decision that would jeopardize "peace and stability in the region". Sudan, on the front lines,…

Nigeria: reintroducing the classic program in

One in five out-of-school children worldwide is Nigerian. In Africa's most populous country, at least 10.5 million children under the age of 14 are in school. In the northern regions of the country, a large number of them receive only "Quran education", which does not necessarily include learning to read and arithmetic. In an effort to address this, Unicef ​​has developed a program to introduce some of…

House: Mauritius’ nanosatellite is in orbit

Maurice is just waiting for the first images of his nanosatellite, MIR SAT-1. The spacecraft, which was launched on June 3, orbits the Earth in a low orbit. This is a first for the country that wants to get more funds for observation and monitoring of its territory. From our Port-Louis correspondent,The MIR SAT-1 was launched…

Senegal: the difficulties of medical deserts in

Access to health is still uneven in Senegalese territory. A problem the government is tackling with the opening of four new regional hospitals, including Kédougou, which was inaugurated by President Macky Sall on 31 May. southeast of the territory to the despair of the population and health care. From our special correspondent…

Kenya: refugees train for the Olympics

For the second time in Olympic history, a team of refugees will be able to participate in the international competition. They come from 11 different countries and compete in 13 sports, four of which are refugees in Kenya. After participating in the Olympic Games in Rio in athletics, they will run again in Tokyo. At 800 and 1500 meters. Pending departure for Japan, they train together at the heights of…

South Africa: 30 years after apartheid,

On June 30, 1991, the apartheid laws were abolished. A step towards the end of the regime that was definitely overthrown by the ballot box in April 1994. Among the younger generations, the story of the struggle against apartheid is blurred. From our correspondent in Johannesburg,"We were almost caught by the police there. One…

Nigeria: the future of Kannywood partly via

In the 90's, a powerful film industry was born in Nigeria: it is Nollywood, a market that soon surpassed it in Hollywood in the United States. If this story is famous, however, many ignore that another film industry also developed at the same time in the northern part of the country. And more specifically in the large Muslim city of Kano.…

South Africa: several museums being traced

In South Africa, several museums that trace the country's history are now in crisis. The coronavirus pandemic has driven many of them to close their doors and has destabilized their economic model, which was already very fragile. Now large institutions but also smaller ones, especially dedicated to the history of apartheid, are struggling to survive.…

Ethiopia: tensions between communities in Ataye

The election in Ethiopia on June 21 came about within the absence of virtually 20% of the nation. Greater than 100 constituencies couldn't set up the vote resulting from the current inter-municipal violence, which is an increasing number of frequent within the nation, that is the case in Ataye, a metropolis within the Amhara area, north of Addis Ababa., Was utterly destroyed by preventing between the 2…

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