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#VOA. | CAF agrees for a World Cup every two years

The African Football Confederation (CAF) has been the first continental body since Friday to officially approve the controversial idea of ​​a World Cup every two years, at the same pace as its African Cup of Nations (CAN). Unanimously, the bosses of the 54 national football federations of Africa voted “yes” …

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#VOA. | Morocco and Israel sign unprecedented security deal

Morocco and Israel on Wednesday concluded an “unprecedented” framework security cooperation agreement during a historic visit to Rabat by Israeli Defense Minister Benny Gantz, in the midst of tension between the Shereefian kingdom and Algeria. Mr. Gantz, a former head of the Israeli army, was received early in the morning …

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#REUTERS. | Two Chinese and a Congolese official sentenced to 10 years in prison for pimping

Ye Jing Peng and Lili Bin were sentenced to ten years and three months in prison on November 21 for procuring Chinese nationals and using false documents, their lawyer, Ms. Nicky Bayo, said. A Congolese official of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs was sentenced to the same sentence “for having …

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#VOA. | Rising number of Covid cases in South Africa

Marie-Chantal is waiting for her injection. “But only because I was asked,” grumbled the fifty-something, resigned, before rolling up her sleeve. The Central African Republic has only vaccinated 7% of its population against Covid-19 for the time being. For the health authorities of this vast country, the second least developed …

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#REUTERS. | Canada approves Pfizer / BioNTech vaccine for 5-11 year olds

In a busy market square on the outskirts of Harare, Zimbabwe’s capital, Nyasha Ndou keeps her face mask in her pocket. Around him, hundreds of other people, most of them unmasked, scramble to buy and sell fruits and vegetables displayed on wooden tables and plastic sheeting. Here, as in several …

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#VOA. | the Indian capital is struggling to breathe

“I do not know where the solution will come from against this pollution which is killing us,” Vijay Satokar told AFP. For this inhabitant of the capital, Delhi is like “a gas chamber”. The Indian capital regularly tops the world rankings for the dangerousness of the air we breathe there. …

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#REUTERS. | Six UN staff arrested in Ethiopia released

Six UN staff have been released but five others, along with a dependent, are still being held in Addis Ababa, UN spokesman Stéphane Dujarric told reporters on Thursday. At least 16 UN staff and their dependents were arrested earlier this month amid reports of mass arrests of Tigrayans. “Continued ethnic …

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#VOA. | The “shattered dream” of Ivorians eliminated from the 2022 World Cup race

This is the second World Cup in a row that the Ivorians are missing, after three consecutive participations (2006, 2010 and 2014). “A draw was enough to go to the play-offs and give yourself the chance to qualify for the World Cup,” laments Patrick Anderson Aboa, a student. “Unfortunately, the …

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#VOA. | a second French military base transferred to the Malians

“After that of Kidal, the hold occupied by the Barkhane force in Tessalit was transferred on November 13 to the Malian Armed Forces (FAMa). The last French soldiers left the site on November 15”, indicates a press release from the general staff. “This transfer was gradual, controlled and closely coordinated …

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#REUTERS. | US judge approves compensation for victims of Ethiopian Airlines Boeing crash

A U.S. judge on Monday approved Boeing’s deal with families of victims of the Ethiopian Airlines 737 MAX crash in 2019 in which the aircraft manufacturer acknowledges responsibility and will pay them compensation in exchange for the withdrawal of the aircraft. ” a claim for damages. The court documents reporting …

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#VOA. | Boeing to compensate families of victims of 2019 crash in Ethiopia

Boeing has reached an agreement with the families of the victims of the 737 MAX crash that killed 157 people in Ethiopia in March 2019, and has admitted responsibility in the crash according to legal documents filed with a court in Chicago on Wednesday. . “Boeing is committed to ensuring …

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#VOA. | the death toll climbs to 42

The death toll from the collapse of a 21-story building under construction Monday in Lagos, Nigeria’s economic capital, rose to 42 dead, and 15 survivors, according to the state governor. “We have located a total of 42 bodies,” Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu said on Saturday evening. “There are six other people …

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#REUTERS. | 50th edition of the New York Marathon

What makes them run? For many, the passion and personal challenge of finishing a 42.195 km race. But to the unique decor and atmosphere of the New York Marathon, its bridges and its final in Central Park, some of the “runners” add the satisfaction of having raised funds for a …

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#VOA. | Kenyan teenager fights for ‘crystal-clear’ Lake Victoria

The eyes of Rahmina Paulette, barely 15 years old, sparkle when she talks about her commitment to nature, in the corridors of the COP26 climate conference in Glasgow (Scotland) where she came to perfect her activism techniques by multiplying contacts. Above all, she came to denounce the devastating effects of …

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#REUTERS. | at least 69 dead in a jihadist attack near Mali

At least 69 villagers members of self-defense militias were killed in Niger in an attack near the border with Mali, in the region of Tillabéri (west), the scene since the beginning of the year of murderous actions by suspected jihadists. The attack happened on Tuesday, but was not confirmed until …

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