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Sudan: Over forty people arrested in possession of a large quantity of explosives

The authorities revealed, this Wednesday, the end of a huge haul that lasted almost a month. A total of 41 people were arrested in possession of TNT, detonators and ammonium nitrate, the product that caused the terrible explosion in Beirut, Lebanon, in early August. For investigators, the destination of this weaponry is still unclear. The […]

Libya: GNA Government to resign by the end of October, PM Fayez el-Sarraj announces

Libyan Prime Minister Fayez el-Sarraj announced on Wednesday evening the upcoming resignation of the GNA government by the end of October at the latest and called on the dialogue committee to quickly appoint a new government. Meetings of this committee are due to take place in Geneva under the auspices of the UN, in October, […]

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Former IAAF President Lamine Diack and son handed prison sentence

The president of the International Athletics Federation from 1999 to 2015, Lamine Diack, was sentenced Wednesday, September 16, in Paris to 4 years in prison, 2 of which were suspended, for his involvement in a corruption network dedicated to hiding doping cases in Russia. The 87-year-old Senegalese was found guilty of active and passive corruption […]

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Tunisia imports phosphate for first time to supplement domestic need

Tunisia has for the first time ordered a shipload of phosphate to supplement the domestic need for the production of fertilizers, Webdo Tunis reports. The North African country has signed a one-year contract with neighboring Algeria for the importation of the 500,000 tons of phosphates. The first shipload, 40,000 is expected to arrive before the […]

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Libya: Tobruk government presented its resignation to the local parliament

After four days of angry protests by residents over shortages and deteriorating public services, the Tobruk government presented its resignation to the local parliament on Sunday. These institutions run the part of Libya controlled by Marshal Khalifa Haftar but are not recognized by the international community. The resignation of the interim government led by Abdullah […]

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South-African News Website Underlines Morocco’s Role in Facilitating Libyan Dialogue

South-African news website ‘Independent Online’ highlighted the role played by Morocco in facilitating the Libyan Dialogue. In an article published Sunday under the title “Libyan Dialogue Leads to Comprehensive Agreements”, the South-African media outlet underlines that the delegations of the Libyan High Council of State and the Tobruk Parliament jointly announced on Thursday that they […]

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Côte d’Ivoire: The Democratic Association of French People Abroad notes a concern of the French community regarding the political tensions

The Democratic Association of French People Abroad (ADFE), also known as French of the World, which for 40 years has brought together French people living outside of France, held its general assembly in Abidjan. 20 to 25,000 French people reside in Côte d’Ivoire. On the eve of the presidential election, many are expressing concern about […]

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Gabon: Mayor of Libreville held in police custody since Friday, September 11

The mayor of Libreville, Léandre Zué, has been in police custody since Friday, September 11. He is being held in the premises of the General Directorate of Counter-Interference and Military Security, better known as B2, the Gabonese intelligence services. For the past few days, the vice has been tightening its grip on Léandre Zué, mayor […]

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DRC: Belgian justice ordered to return Patrice Lumumba’s tooth to his family

The Belgian justice system has responded favorably to a request from the family of Patrice Lumumba to return a tooth of the Congolese leader assassinated in January 1961 in Congo, the Belgian Federal Prosecutor’s Office told AFP on Thursday. This tooth had been seized in the family of a Belgian policeman who had contributed to […]

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Inter-Libyan dialogue in Morocco reaches comprehensive agreement

The delegations of the Libyan High Council of State and the Parliament of Tobruk meeting Bouznika, a coastal city to the south of the Moroccan capital Rabat, in order to maintain the ceasefire and open the way to a peaceful solution, have reached an agreement. In a joint statement released Thursday after five days of […]

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