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#REUTERS. | Resumption of the trial of the separatist leader of Biafra, in the absence of journalists

Young Nigerians are gathering this Wednesday to pay tribute, a year later, to the victims of the bloody police repression of the #Endsars movement against police violence, despite warnings from the authorities. On social networks, messages calling on young people to meet on October 20 to “honor the memory of …

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#REUTERS. | José Maria Neves elected President of Cape Verde

BEACH – Former Prime Minister José Maria Neves was elected President of Cape Verde on Sunday with 51.5% of the votes cast, according to provisional results published by the electoral commission. With 96% of the votes counted, he is well ahead of Carlos Veiga, of the Movement for Democracy (MpD, …

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#REUTERS. | Arrest of Chadian opponents of Wakit Tamma

The Chadian police on Saturday dispersed with tear gas a rally of several hundred people in front of the headquarters of an opposition party in N’Djamena, at the call of civil society against the ruling junta, noted a AFP journalist. The demonstration by Wakit Tama, a coalition of opposition parties …

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#REUTERS. | Beninese mayors will no longer control their budgets

After political and institutional reforms at central state level, it is the turn of local communities. Beninese President Patrice Talon is tackling decentralization with a modernization project that will shake up habits at the municipal level. President Talon, in power since 2016, defended his project before mayors and prefects gathered …

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#REUTERS. | Angelique Kidjo, Davido and other mainland celebrities plead for vaccine donations

“At the moment, it’s not good, we are not making any more money!” Kassoum is not fading: since March 2020, once flourishing commercial activity is now non-existent at the border between Ghana and Côte d’Ivoire, closed to stop the spread of Covid-19. Like this kai-kai (motorized tricycle) driver, the approximately …

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Elected at the head of the LDP, Fumio Kishida assured of becoming Prime Minister of Japan ~ #REUTERS:

The number of countries where Internet users have suffered arrests and violence because of their publications reached a record between June 2020 and May 2021, according to a report released Tuesday by an NGO. If the network cuts in Burma and Belarus were the most salient points of the period …

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Arizona audit delivers findings ~ #REUTERS:

The results of an audit of the 2020 Arizona presidential election will be revealed on Friday, five months after its launch at the initiative of Republican elected officials who control the southwestern state Senate. It is difficult to know for the moment whether this epilogue will put an end to …

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Moabi, a rare and crucial species for indigenous peoples, threatened with extinction in Cameroon ~ #REUTERS:

In the forest area of ​​eastern Cameroon, environmental protection organizations and indigenous communities are calling for an end to the overexploitation of the rare plant species called moabi. The gradual disappearance of moabi makes Cameroon a poor student in the conservation of this rare essence. The impact is already being …

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Soaring food prices in Chadian markets ~ #REUTERS:

N’DJAMENA — In Chad, the cost of living is increasingly expensive. The prices of basic necessities go from simple to double, making the basket of the housewife almost empty. The measures taken by the transitional authorities to curb this price surge are far from reality. “Everything is expensive. Even if …

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More and more Cameroonians are fighting against the police ~ #REUTERS:

On July 20, 2021, in a video that went viral, Nourane Fostsing, member of the National Party for Reconciliation of Cameroon, appeared in a heated argument with police officers on duty in Bafoussam, in the West. According to a police source, the MP tried to dismantle a police barrier erected …

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End of pandemic unemployment benefits for millions of Americans ~ #REUTERS:

Millions of unemployed Americans lost their unemployment benefits on Monday, leaving only a handful of economic support programs for those still financially stricken by the year-and-a-half coronavirus pandemic. Two essential programs expired on Monday. One of them provided assistance to the self-employed and another provided benefits for those unemployed for …

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In Afghanistan, NGOs prepare for a “humanitarian catastrophe” ~ #REUTERS:

Drought, Covid-19, influx of wounded in hospitals, hundreds of thousands of displaced people: all the sighted are red in the country, one of the poorest in the world, whose economy, ravaged by four decades of war, largely depends on almost suspended international aid. In total, 18 million people are already …

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Former Malian President Bah Ndaw is no longer under house arrest ~ #REUTERS:

The Malian authorities have lifted “all restrictive measures” imposed on former president and transitional prime minister Bah Ndaw and Moctar Ouane, ousted on May 24 by the military and since kept under house arrest according to those around them, ECOWAS announced on Friday. The committee set up to follow the …

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Jorginho and Kanté, light on shadow players ~ #REUTERS:

With its victory in the Champions League (then in the European Supercup), Chelsea is logically the club with the most nominees during the ceremony scheduled in Istanbul, on the sidelines of the draw for the Champions League. The “Blues” have five players among the twelve named for the best of …

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La Bénoué, Nigeria’s “granary” hit hard by insecurity ~ #REUTERS:

The rice farmer had to abandon his 100-hectare farm located only a few kilometers from Makurdi, the regional capital, for fear of becoming in turn the target of attacks and kidnappings which are increasing in the region. Like Donald Amokaha, many farmers in the “Middle belt”, the ‘middle belt’ who …

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