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Addis Ababa continues to seek the leaders of the Tigrayan party after ‘‘winning’’ over the dissident Tigray government

The Ethiopian federal state claims to have won the victory over the dissident Tigray government. On Monday 30 November, the government defended its action and the record of military operations after more than three weeks of conflict. But the leaders of the TPLF say the struggle is not over. Addis Ababa continues to seek the […]

Hershey’s and Mars accused of avoiding paying decent income differential to cocoa farmers in Ghana and Cote d’Ivoire

Hershey’s and Mars, two American companies in the chocolate industry, are drawing the wrath of Abidjan and Accra. Ivorian and Ghanaian cocoa regulators accuse them of undermining efforts to raise the incomes of cocoa farmers. The two multinationals have “temporarily” changed their suppliers in order to avoid financing the decent income differential, a premium for […]

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Togo: Brigitte Kafui Adjamagbo-Johnson, a female opposition leader under arrest

After the arrest of Gerard Djossou, chairman of the Social Affairs Commission in charge of Human Rights within the dynamic Mgr Kpodzro, in incredible conditions in downtown Lomé on Friday evening, the coordinator of the dynamic, Brigitte Kafui Adjamagbo-Johnson, is in the hands of the judicial police since Saturday, November 28. Since the arrest of […]

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Chad: Four dead and sixteen soldiers seriously injured in a motorized pirogue attack over lake Chad

An explosion killed and wounded several army personnel during the night of Tuesday to Wednesday while soldiers were sailing on Lake Chad. An explosion that the authorities attribute to the Islamists of Boko Haram. The motorized pirogue carrying the soldiers was travelling between the papyrus grasses in the Ngouboua sector on the northern shores of […]

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Israel said to send first official delegation to Sudan after normalization

According to several media reports, an Israeli delegation visited Sudan on Monday 23 November. It would be the first team of representatives of the Jewish state to travel to Khartoum since the announcement of normalization between the two countries, on October 23. The rapprochement with Israel continues to divide the Sudanese political class. Several sources […]

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Tax evasion costs Africa $25 billion a year, a research reveals

Tax evasion costs Africa more than US$25 billion a year, according to a study conducted by a network of NGOs, including the Global Tax Justice Alliance. In the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic, tax evasion is considered “unacceptable”, as it reduces the revenue that African countries could spend on their health. Twenty-three billion dollars is […]

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South Sudan: Awut Deng Acuil appointed first woman to head a university in the country

For the first time in the history of Southern Sudan, a woman is becoming president of the board of governors (BOA) of a university. Following a presidential decree published in the state media, Awut Deng Acuil was appointed to head the board of governors of Bahr El Ghazal University in the west of the country. […]

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Fifa ethics commission has suspended the president of the African Confederation Ahmad for five years

The Fifa ethics commission has suspended the president of the African Confederation Ahmad Ahmad for five years, notably for embezzlement. Arriving at the head of CAF in 2017 to the surprise of all, he will not be able to complete his term of office. It is an eviction that marks the premature end of a […]

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Kenya: The death of the renowned surgeon Dr Nira Patel and Anthony Were Omollo rose anger among health professionals

Anger is mounting in Kenya after the deaths this weekend of two prominent doctors. They succumbed to Covid-19 as the country faces a second wave of killings. More than 2,000 health workers have contracted the virus since the start of the pandemic. Dozens have died from it. Their union is threatening to strike if nothing […]

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Ethiopia: Prime Minister Abiy gives 72-hour ultimatum to Tigray secessionists to surrender

In an announcement made Sunday evening in Addis Ababa, Abiy gave the TPLF secessionists 72 hours to lay down their arms. “The road to your destruction is coming to an end and we ask you to surrender within the next 72 hours. “This is the message sent yesterday by Abiy Ahmed to the leaders of […]

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