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Tunisia: the richness of the culinary heritage

In Tunisia, the richness of the culinary heritage is unknown, often due to lack of transmission and communication that links between the different regions of the country. A tasting exhibition about Tunis paid tribute to seven governments in Tunisia. When Tunisians start debating the types of chermoula, a sauce used to cook…

Sierra Leone: on Kambui Hill, coffee

In this small West African country, a research group has found traces of a wild coffee that is believed to have disappeared since the early 1960s. in recent years through global warming. "We have been walking for two good hours now, on foot in the Kambui hills, and there we approach the garden to the wild stone shelf ...". Not…

Senegal: Tambacounda, ghost stopover of the line

In Tambacounda, a city 500 kilometers east of the Senegalese capital, the Dakar-Bamako train has not run since 2018. In April last year, the Minister of Transport announced that traffic would resume in December 2021 to Tambacounda, failing to rehabilitate rails to Mali. A promise that the people were waiting for while the train brought life to the whole region which was more isolated.…

Chad: unemployed academics

In Chad, unemployed academics demonstrate every week, mainly in Ndjamena, before being dispersed by the police. All claim that they have been integrated into the public service that some have been waiting for more than ten years. According to the unions, the Chadian government is the main employer with almost 85,000 jobs. If…

Gabon: in Pongara, animals are making a comeback

Established as a national park 19 years ago, access to the Pongara reserve has been banned for poachers and conservation efforts are bearing fruit. Elephants, buffaloes and even hippos are back. From our special correspondent in Pongara,Before the tours must meet the wildlife of Pongara, tourists must follow the mandatory…

Senegal: Diamadammen, an example of

In northern Senegal, the Diamond Dam in the Saint-Louis region marks the border with Mauritania. It is the work of the Senegal River Development Organization (OMVS), which has four Member States: Senegal, Mauritania, Mali and Guinea. In operation since 1986, this "anti-salt" dam has made it possible to develop agriculture in the river valley. And 35 years later, it is a successful example of…

Tigray conflict: terror in Adi Gudem [5/5]

The conflict has been going on since November in the province of Tigray. This northern region is still plagued by violence between the former TPLF power on the one hand, the federal army, Eritrean soldiers and Amhara's militiamen on the other. The conflict has killed thousands and caused significant damage. Several abuses have been documented, mainly carried out by the Ethiopian and Eritrean armies whose soldiers are now inspiring terror and anger among the Tigrays. Adi Gudem: Soldiers are everywhere on the streets of…

Tigray conflict: the “One stop” center is fighting

In Ethiopia, the conflict in the north has been going on since November. By the end of three weeks, the federal government had declared victory, but the fighting continued. The war has claimed thousands of lives. But rapes are also very numerous. Report in one of the only centers in Tigray that handles cases of sexual violence. Onestop center, in Mekele, the regional capital.…

Tigray conflict: in the heart of a cell of

In Ethiopia, the conflict in the north has been going on since November. By the end of three weeks, the federal government had declared victory, but the fighting continued. Former leaders of the TPLF are still at large, and its armed wing, the TFray Defense Forces (TDF), continues to confront the Ethiopian and Eritrean federal forces deployed in Tigray. For the first time, a journalist was able to meet…

Tigray conflict: in Mekele, Ayder Hospital is

The conflict has been going on since November in the province of Tigray. This northern region is still plagued by violence between the former TPLF power on the one hand, the federal army, Eritrean soldiers and Amhara's militiamen on the other. The conflict has claimed thousands of lives and caused significant damage. Part of the health care system has collapsed. From our special correspondent in Mekele, 300,000 patients last year. 8000 surgical operations. A coverage area that reaches 10 million inhabitants. Ayder…

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