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Sahara: Morocco’s Autonomy Plan, the Only Solution to this Regional Conflict (Zambian Official)

The autonomy plan offered by Morocco for a lasting resolution to the Sahara issue is the only workable solution to this regional conflict, said Mrs. Grace Njapau, Zambia’s former Home Affairs Deputy minister. In an address made on the occasion of Africa’s World Day, Mrs. Njapau, who is a MP, said the Moroccan plan is […]

Algeria recalls envoy to France in protest to two broadcasts on democratic revolution

Algeria Wednesday recalled its ambassador to France for consultations in reaction to the broadcast of two documentary films on the democratic revolution, also known as Hirak, on public TV channels that it deems attack on its people and institutions. The Algerian foreign ministry in a statement said the broadcast of the clips on France 5 […]

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Morocco repatriates nationals from Melilla and Ceuta

Morocco has started to repatriate hundreds of its nationals who were stuck in the Spanish-occupied enclaves of Ceuta and Melilla. The Moroccan citizens will be quarantined in the resort of Saidia to make sure they are coronavirus-free, Moroccan media reported. The move is seen as the beginning of the repatriation of over 27,000 Moroccans stranded […]

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King commends army for active role in fighting Covid

Morocco’s King Mohammed VI, supreme commander of the royal armed forces, commended the role played by the army in containing the coronavirus outbreak and their peacekeeping efforts in Africa. In an Order of the Day marking the Royal Armed Forces 64th anniversary, the monarch expressed pride at the army’s “ permanent readiness to respond to […]

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Mauritius: Eight days without any new covid 19 cases

Mauritius recorded no new COVID-19 cases for the past eight days, according to statistics provided by the National Communication Committee on Monday May 4. Currently there are 3 active cases out of 332 positive cases registered including 10 deaths. As regards the PCR tests, figures reveal that 18,959 have been carried out. A total of […]

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Haftar officially declares withdrawal from UN Skhirate Agreement

Libya’s renegade general Khalifa Haftar has officially declared he was withdrawing from the UN sponsored political agreement signed in Morocco’s Skhirate in 2015. Haftar declared himself military ruler of Libya with a “popular mandate from the people,” while scrapping the UN deal as obsolete. The deal between the warring factions led to forming a national […]

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Côte d’Ivoire presidential candidate Soro hit with 20 years in jail

The former Speaker of the Ivorian Parliament and candidate for the October 2020 presidential election, Guillaume Soro, was sentenced to 20 years in prison for “embezzlement of public funds” and “money laundering”.   The sentence was announced Tuesday by the Abidjan criminal court at the end of a hearing boycotted by Soro’s lawyers. Guillaume Soro, […]

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Benin withdraws its Declaration to  African court of human and people’s Rights

Benin withdraws its Declaration to  African court of human and people’s Rights

Benin announced Thursday the withdrawal of its Declaration to the Protocol establishing the African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights (ACHPR). According to the Government Spokesperson, Alain Orounla, Benin has decided to withdraw its Declaration in the face of repeated actions by the African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights that attempt to disrupt the […]

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Togo: Archbishop Philippe Kpodzro interrogated for several hours in Kodjo’s case

Archbishop Philippe Kpodzro, come to visit his foal, former Prime Minister Gabriel Agbéyomé Kodjo who was arrested Tuesday (April 21) was subjected to several hours of interrogation. The former Archbishop of Lomé returned home shortly before curfew began. Meanwhile, Bishops of the Episcopal Conference of Togo (CET) have, in a collective statement, lamented the “brutality […]

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Thirty-one detainees executed in Burkina Faso – HRW

Thirty-one detainees executed in Burkina Faso – HRW

Human Rights Watch said Monday April 20 that Burkina Faso’s security forces executed 31 unarmed detainees in the northern town of Djibo, and called for an immediate investigation. The men, all from the Fulani ethnic group, were killed just hours after being arrested on April 9 during a government counterterrorism operation. The incident took place […]

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