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Guinea: Cellou Dalein Diallo excluded from FNDC as he filed his candidacy for the presidential election

The National Front for the Defense of the Constitution is reacting to the decision of certain political parties in the movement to participate in the presidential election scheduled for October 18. In a statement, its national coordinator Abdourahmane Sano said that “from this decision, naturally follows their voluntary withdrawal from the movement. On Monday, Cellou […]

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Mali: National consultations on the transition continues today as the committee of experts handed over its work

The committee of experts handed over its work on Tuesday, September 8 to the junta. These experts were appointed to synthesize the proposals and draw up a guideline after the first consultations last weekend in Bamako and in the regions of Mali. Two documents were given to the junta’s legal advisor, Youssouf Z Coulibaly. These […]

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Morocco: The country on the brink of being overwhelmed by the Covid-19

Moroccan Minister of Health warned that the country “is at risk of being overwhelmed by the COVID-19 virus” as Morocco recorded on Sunday, September 6, more than 2,000 new cases of contamination, 42% of which in the Casablanca region. New preventive measures were therefore imposed on the economic capital: curfew at 22h, and closure of […]

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South Africa ruling ANC lambasts Trump over remarks on iconic Nelson Mandela

South Africa’s ruling African National Congress (ANC) party Tuesday chastised US President Donald Trump for alleged disparaging remarks “staining” the late President Nelson Mandela, Anadolu News agency reports. Trump has become target of the South African governing political power, after his personal lawyer Michael Cohen in his released ““Disloyal: A Memoir,” indicated that he expressed […]

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DRC: Governor of Sankuru summoned before Higher Military Auditorate for torturing journalists

Governor of Sankuru Joseph Stéphane Mukumadi is due to appear next Monday at the Mbuji-Mayi Higher Military Auditorate. The governor and a colonel of the armed forces are accused by the NGO ‘Journaliste en Danger’ of torturing journalists and inciting soldiers to commit acts contrary to duty and discipline. The facts go back a fortnight. […]

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Coronavirus: South African economy highly affected

It is a figure that confirms South Africa’s difficulties. In the second quarter of this year, gross domestic product collapsed by 51%. This is unprecedented in the history of the continent’s most developed economy. Although activity has been picking up since June, it remains an unprecedented crisis with a recession for the whole year estimated […]

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Inter-Libyan dialogue: “Important compromises” reached in Bouznika, both parties say

The political dialogue between the delegations of the Libyan High Council of State and the Tobruk-based Parliament is taking place in a “positive and constructive” way and “important compromises” have been reached. This came in a joint statement read out Tuesday in Bouznika by the representative of the High Council of State, Mohamed Khalifa Najm, […]

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Nigeria: Medical doctors go on unlimited strike

In Nigeria, resident doctors in public hospitals began an indefinite strike on Monday, September 7, with at least three demands: better social security coverage, improved working conditions and higher salaries. With a monthly salary of around 500 euros, the resident doctors of Nigerian public hospitals have been demanding an increase in their remuneration for several […]

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CEN-SAD follows Inter-Libyan Talks in Bouznika with ‘particular attention, great satisfaction’

The Community of Sahel-Saharan States (CEN-SAD) said Monday it is following with “particular attention and great satisfaction” the inter-Libyan talks launched on September 6 in Bouznika, Morocco, which are part of the continuation of the Skhirat process crowned by the Political Agreement of December 15, 2015.   The CEN-SAD issued a statement welcoming the incentives […]

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Mali: Former President Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta left Bamako

Former Malian President Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta left Bamako on the evening of 5 September in the direction of the United Arab Emirates, according to airport sources.` The departure of Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta (IBK) had been awaited for several days due to his state of health. This Saturday, September 5 in the morning around 8:30 am, […]

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