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Guinea pending a meeting of West African states on the putsch ~ #AFP:

Guineans were waiting for the first decisions on Wednesday from the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), which is due to meet at a virtual summit to discuss the putsch that overthrew Guinean President Alpha Condé. The soldiers led by the head of the special forces, Lieutenant-Colonel Mamady Doumbouya, …

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Moroccan legislative elections with elected officials without much decision-making power ~ #AFP:

The Justice and Development Party (PJD, moderate Islamist) is betting on winning the legislative elections for the third time since taking office in 2011 – without holding key ministries – in the context of the Arab Spring. In the kingdom, major decisions and orientations in key sectors continue to emanate …

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Democrats and Republicans at daggers drawn around a vast project to expand social assistance ~ #REUTERS:

Democratic senators unveiled Monday in Washington a vast plan to expand social assistance deemed anathema to Republicans. Costed at $ 3.5 trillion, the plan attempts to fulfill campaign promises made by President Joe Biden, himself a Democrat, made during the 2020 presidential election. It also includes plans dear to Independent …

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Washington calls on Cuba to restore mobile internet cut after protests ~ #AFP:

“We call on the leaders of Cuba to show restraint (and) to respect the voice of the people by opening all means of communication, online and offline,” Ned Price, spokesperson for the Department of Education, told reporters. ‘State. “To close access to technology, to close the channels of information, that …

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