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Côte d’Ivoire: Former Minister Marcel Amon Tanoh to run for October presidential election

Alassane Ouattara’s former relative, Marcel Amon Tanoh, announced his candidacy for the presidential election in Côte d’Ivoire. Former Minister of Foreign Affairs, he has not yet specified the political movement to which he will join in this election. Former Foreign Minister Marcel Amon Tanoh, a former close to President Alassane Ouattara, declared himself a candidate […]

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Madagascar: Trade Union Federation of the Ministry of Health supports the approach of Professor Ahmad Ahmad in calling for international aid to fight against Covid 19

The Trade Union Federation of the Ministry of Health supports the approach of its Minister, Professor Ahmad Ahmad. The latter has sent a letter to international donors in which he calls for urgent assistance to deal with the spread of Covid-19 in the country. Health care equipment and medicines, among others, are on the list […]

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Equatorial Guinea and Cameroon sign cross-border security agreement

Malabo and Yaoundé, whose relations were strained this year with Equatorial Guinea’s launch of the construction of a wall on its border with Cameroon, signed a cooperation agreement on cross-border defense and security on July 21. This agreement was signed by the defense ministers of these two Central African countries in Sipopo, Equatorial Guinea. It […]

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Kenya: The chairman of the Senate committee on Covid-19 has resigned for violating curfew

Nairobi Senator Johnson Sakaja was arrested in a bar at one o’clock in the morning on Friday evening, 17 July. A blatant violation of the curfew rules put in place against the epidemic. He was heard this morning by a court in the capital. The judge took note of Johnson Sakaja’s resignation. The judge still […]

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Togo initiates a rapprochement with Turkey

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu has been on the continent since Monday for a visit to Niger, Equatorial Guinea and Togo, where the Turkish diplomat spent a few hours to sign three agreements and announce the forthcoming opening of a Turkish embassy in Lomé. This is the first visit by a Turkish official of this […]

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Covid-19: Fifteen African countries threatened by a food crisis, FAO and WFP warned

According to a joint analysis by the World Food Program (WFP) and the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), 15 “at-risk” African countries are threatened by a food crisis. These are the countries of the Sahel (Burkina Faso, Mali, and Niger), Sierra Leone, Liberia, Nigeria, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of Congo, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Ethiopia, […]

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Covid-Organics: Congolese trials point to limited effectiveness of Malagasy remedy

The Malagasy government has offered the government of Congo-Brazzaville a large quantity of Covid-Organics, its traditional recipe for combating the coronavirus. Following studies, the results of which are expected to be published, officials in charge of the coronavirus response in Congo consider this product to be ineffective and call for caution in its consumption. In […]

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Nigerian among three Africans vying to head WTO

The Nigerian Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala gave her big speech to the 164 members of the World Trade Organization (WTO) on Wednesday 15 July in Geneva. Entering by surprise in the race for the post of Director General of the World Trade Organization, the former Nigerian minister highlighted her political and financial profile to reform an institution […]

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Partial takeover of air routes in several States in Africa

In Senegal, an Algiers-Dakar flight landed on the tarmac of the Blaise-Diagne airport in the Senegalese capital. A first after four months of interruption. Many routes are still suspended because several states have not reopened their borders in the region. Guinea will gradually reopen its air borders from 17 July, President Alpha Condé announced in […]

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Sudan: US sanctions Russian officials and entities linked to Yevgeny Prigozhin

The US treasury has decreed sanctions against several Russian officials and entities linked to Yevgeny Prigozhin, a close associate of Vladimir Putin, who has already been pinned in the 2016 US elections on social networks.   This time, Washington is sanctioning eight targets: three Russians and five companies, all suspected of helping Yevgeni Prigozhin to […]

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