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#REUTERS. | In Cameroon, women’s rugby tackles prejudices

The 1.82m young woman with broad, square shoulders and long braids trains several times a week with the men on a small rutted piece of land littered with holes in Nkol Anga, a poor neighborhood in the capital Yaoundé. She does not hesitate to go into contact and take blows, …

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#REUTERS. | Three former Malian ministers, targeted by an arrest warrant, ready to appear in court

Minusma, the UN force in Mali, recognized “dysfunctions” concerning the mission of these Ivorian soldiers. The process to obtain the release of 49 Ivorian soldiers detained in Bamako for three weeks “may be long”, admitted Wednesday in Abidjan the spokesman of the Ivorian government. “Côte d’Ivoire favored dialogue” to obtain …

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#REUTERS. | Night of resourcefulness in Lagos where “everything is collapsing”

In Lagos, a megalopolis of 20 million inhabitants, there are several million living off the informal economy. Since the coronavirus pandemic, followed by the Russian invasion of Ukraine, inflation has increasingly weighed on these Nigerians. Midnight. The first cars park in the parking lot of the “Cocoon”, a nightclub in …

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#REUTERS. | Junta executes four pro-democracy activists

Burma’s ruling military junta announced on Monday that it had executed four pro-democracy activists accused of helping carry out “terrorist acts”, the first executions in decades in the country, which drew widespread condemnation. Sentenced to death after closed trials in January and April, the four prisoners were accused of helping …

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#REUTERS. | Pope arrives in Canada to apologize to indigenous peoples

Pope Francis arrived in Canada on Sunday for a week-long trip where he will apologize for past abuses suffered by indigenous children in schools entrusted by the government to the Catholic Church. The 85-year-old pontiff arrived in Edmonton, the capital of the province of Alberta, in the west of the …

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#REUTERS. | Biden announces US-Africa summit in December

US President Joe Biden announced on Wednesday a summit between the United States and dozens of African countries in December in Washington to discuss challenges ranging from food security to climate change. “This summit will demonstrate America’s enduring commitment to Africa and underscore the importance of U.S.-Africa relations and increased …

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#REUTERS. | Poor Americans further impoverished by gambling

A national survey of lotteries in the United States found that lottery ticket retailers are disproportionately concentrated in poor communities in nearly every state. The survey, conducted by the Howard Center for Investigative Journalism – an organization dedicated to investigative journalism – at the University of Maryland, proves that, through …

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#REUTERS. | In Faso, call for “cohesion” against the jihadists

An appeal launched during a meeting with former Burkinabè presidents, desired by Lieutenant-Colonel Damiba who took power by a coup d’etat on January 24, in which only two participated, including Mr. Compaoré, who returned Thursday in his country after 8 years of exile for the occasion. The stated objective was …

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#REUTERS. | Togo wants to join the Commonwealth to forge closer ties with the English-speaking world

Togo’s decision to join the Commonwealth will help it develop closer ties with English-speaking countries, opening up new horizons for it outside of France’s sphere of influence in West Africa, the Togolese minister said. Foreign Affairs. The application for membership of French-speaking Togo should be approved by the leaders of …

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#REUTERS. | At least 13 civilians, including 4 children, killed in fighting in North Kivu

Fighting between the army and M23 rebels in eastern DR Congo has left at least 13 civilians dead this week, the UN humanitarian affairs office said on Thursday, citing local authorities. Among these 13 civilians killed between June 19 and 21 in several localities in the territory of Rutshuru (North …

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#REUTERS. | Two dead in bus attack in Rwandan town

According to the police, the attackers are “armed thugs were suspected of being remnants of the FNL”, National Liberation Front. Two people were killed and six injured when gunmen suspected of belonging to a rebel group opened fire on a bus in southern Rwanda, police said on Saturday. The attack …

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#REUTERS. | European Commission boss promises Kyiv an answer within a week

Ursula von der Leyen promised on Saturday, during a visit to Kyiv, that the European Commission would deliver its opinion on Ukraine’s application for membership of the European Union by the end of next week. During a joint press conference with Ukrainian President Volodimir Zelensky, the President of the European …

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#REUTERS. | French midfielder Tchouaméni recruited by Real Madrid

Real Madrid announced on Saturday the conclusion of an agreement with AS Monaco for the acquisition of midfielder Aurélien Tchouaméni, hired for six seasons by the Spanish club. According to media reports, the 22-year-old France international will join the reigning European champions on a transfer fee of €80m plus €20m …

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#REUTERS. | Day of protests in the United States for gun control

Tens of thousands of Americans are demonstrating this Saturday in Washington and other cities in the United States to pressure Congress to toughen gun laws after the shock of the Uvalde shooting, which claimed the lives of 19 children in Texas. March for Our Lives (MFOL, Marche pour nos vies), …

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#REUTERS. | Rwanda accuses Congolese army of firing rockets on its soil

“The fact of wanting peace, fraternity and solidarity is not a weakness”, affirmed the Head of State of the DRC. The President of the Democratic Republic of Congo, Félix Tshisekedi, said on Sunday that he had “no doubt” about Rwanda’s support for a rebellion that had come to “attack” his …

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