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Africa’s economy

In Ségou in Mali, food kiosks

The solidarity economy every day in Mali, it is this company that sets up food kiosks in the city of Ségou. Frills. They serve froufrou fritters and millet groats cheaply. Local food, short circuits and, above all, prices aimed at combating the hunger that is affecting more and more residents of Ségou. Abidjan, Ivory Coast,…

It is still difficult to trade in counterfeit drugs

Trafficking in counterfeit medicines in Africa has increased, especially since the 1980s. On 17 and 18 February 2020, the Lomé Declaration obliged seven countries on the continent to impose criminal sanctions to criminalize trafficking in human beings for substandard and counterfeit medicines. Last week, this topic was at the center of an online debate, initiated by the associations Les Afriques vous…

Congo-Brazzaville: agriculture as the most important

Although declared a "priority of priorities" in the early 1980s, agriculture did not allow Congo to be self-sufficient and restrict food imports. The authorities now want to intensify this agriculture in order to diversify the economy of the country, which is struggling to minimize its dependence on oil revenues. From our…

Uncertainty will increase the automobile marketplace

In South Africa, the increase in armed vehicle attacks is driving the market for armored vehicles forward. A large American car manufacturer has even partnered with a screening company to offer its customers safe models. Romain Chanson visited this company's garage in northern Pretoria, the South African capital where these vehicles are armored.…

DRC: the difficult fight against

In the Democratic Republic of the Congo, civil society in Kolwezi is concerned about the continuing persistence of school-age children in particularly artisanal cobalt mining sites. Despite protective legislation, the fight against child labor in mines is not yet achieving the desired results. The Provincial Ministry of Mines says that attempts are being made to combat this phenomenon.…

Burkina Faso: a survey of a global community of

In Burkina Faso, Apollinaire Compaoré, the president of the employer, is he involved in smuggling to finance terrorist groups? In any case, this is the conclusion of five journalists from four countries, including Burkina Faso, after an investigation as part of the reporting project on organized crime and corruption. According…

Digital Girls’s Day takes place at

The inauguration of the very first growth accelerator Digital Women's Day (JFD) in Africa took place on March 23, 2021 in Libreville, Gabon. It will be a place to gather women entrepreneurs and a networking place where there will be training and events aimed at facilitating access to finance for women, according to Delphine Remy-Boutang, founder and CEO of JFD, CEO of Global Entrepreneurship Network…

How the leaders of the digital economic system in

Jumia, the African leader in e-commerce and Gozem, one of the leading startups in the urban transport niche, saw with relief the end of a difficult year 2020 for its activities in Africa. And to start over, these companies, both founded by young French people, have a recipe: innovation and investment. Founded in eleven African…

In Senegal, the youth of Saint-Louis are with out

The demonstrations and riots that shook Senegal in early March were not only concentrated in Dakar. They had broken out after the case of Ousmane Sonko, the leader of the opposition party the Senegalese patriots for work, ethics and fraternity (Pastef), who is accused of rape and death threats. Other regions have been mobilized to "defend democracy", such as Saint-Louis, in the north of the country, a…

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