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Ethiopia: Tigray People’s Liberation Front continues to challenge Abiy Ahmed’s government

The problem of the expiry of the mandate of the deputies on October 10, the possibility to extend this mandate and the maintenance of the current leadership during the possible transition, because of COVId-19 pandemic is now in the hands of the upper house of Parliament and a council of constitutional petitions in Ethopia. their […]

Teachers boycott school reopening in Mali

Malian authorities, who had closed schools in March due to the covid 19 outbreak, reopened examination classes on June 2. But the resumption of classes was marked by disruptions for several reasons. In central and northern Mali, because of insecurity and the threat of jihadism, 1261 schools were already closed even before the pandemic. More […]

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Burundi: Covid-19 hit First Lady Denise Nkurunziza

The Burundian First Lady has been hospitalized for several days in Nairobi. Denise Nkurunziza arrived in the Kenyan capital during the night of Wednesday to Thursday, on a flight of the health organization AMREF. The wife of President Pierre Nkurunziza is being cared for at the Aga Khan Private Hospital, one of Kenya’s most renowned […]

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The party CNL lodges an appeal before the Constitutional Court to challenge the results of the presidential election in Burundi

Agathon Rwasa, the party’s chairman of CNL party, who came second with 24% of the vote, says he has produced evidence that there was massive fraud in the May 20 election. An election that saw the victory of the ruling party’s candidate, Evariste Ndayishimiye. However, Agathon Rwasa has repeatedly said that he has little illusion […]

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The AfDB has taken no action against its president Akinwumi Adesina

Urged by Washington to agree to an independent investigation of its President Akinwumi Adesina, accused of prevarication, the African Development Bank (AfDB) said on Thursday, May 28, that it had so far taken “no decision” on the case. Media reports on Wednesday announced that the Board of Governors had accepted U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin’s […]

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Benin: Prosecutor, police officer accused of alleged intelligence with terrorist group

The prosecutor, the first deputy prosecutor and the acting commissioner of the city of Kandi in Benin were placed under a committal order for “intelligence with a terrorist group, abuse of office and corruption”. They are accused of having released a suspect allegedly belonging to a terrorist organization. It all started with the arrest of […]

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General Evariste Ndayishimiye elected president of Burundi with 68.72% of the votes

No surprises yesterday afternoon. The Electoral Commission announced, as we wrote in the morning, a very large victory for the candidate of the ruling party in Burundi, General Evariste Ndayishimiye. The 52-year-old general got 68.72% of the votes ahead of his main challenger Agathon Rwasa of the CNL who came out with only 24.19% of […]

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South Sudan: Intercommunal fighting on the rise

The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights on Friday condemned a fresh wave of intercommunal violence in the world’s youngest nation, South Sudan, that has left hundreds dead across 28 villages in Jonglei State, according to local authorities. “The reports from Jonglei State are appalling”, Michelle Bachelet said of fighting that broke out between 16 […]

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COVID-19: South African mining company AngloGold Ashanti shut

AngloGold Ashanti, the deepest mine in the world, which restarted operations on April 22 after closing entirely during a nationwide lockdown, and was operating at 50% capacity has announced the closure of its underground production at the Mponeng mine. The announcement was made on Sunday May 24. The reason is that at least 164 employees […]

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General Evariste Ndayishimiye to be announced winner of Burundi general elections

The Electoral Commission of Burundi will proclaim the provisional results of the 20 May triple polls today Monday 25 May. A solemn ceremony is planned in a large hotel in Bujumbura for the announcement of the results of the presidential and legislative elections. No surprise to be expected, the ruling party that controls the country […]

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