April 14, 2024
  • In Kenya, the opposition known as for the third time, Wednesday July 19, the inhabitants to display towards the excessive value of dwelling and the taxes imposed by the federal government. Throughout these rallies, clashes between police and demonstrators left a minimum of two lifeless, and greater than 300 folks have been arrested.

  • Beatings, arbitrary detentions, theft of cash … Tunisian safety forces have dedicated “critical abuses” in current months towards black African migrants, which ought to encourage the European Union to “cease supporting” this nation within the combat towards irregular immigration, pleaded, Wednesday, July 19, the NGO Human Rights Watch in a report.

  • Senegalese deputies adopted a legislation on Thursday (July twentieth) abolishing a particular anti-corruption court docket which, based on the federal government, has not “helped stem financial and monetary crime” and was decried by opponents as a court docket created to “subdue” them.

  • Yevgeny Prigojine, the boss of the Russian paramilitary group Wagner which led an abortive insurrection in direction of Moscow on the finish of June, introduced that his males will now not combat in Ukraine however that their actions will probably be concentrated in Africa, based on a video, unidentifiable, broadcast Wednesday, July 19 on the group’s Telegram channel.

KGB in Africa: gentle on the modus operandi of a USSR searching for affect

Supporting a coup try in Ghana, coaching African fighters not removed from the seashores of Crimea and even spreading “faux information” in Algeria… Within the midst of the Chilly Warfare, the spies of the Soviet bloc weren’t missing in creativeness to attempt to advance the pursuits of the Kremlin in Africa. Again to some sensible circumstances.

A grievance towards “unknowns” was filed Monday, July 17 in Kinshasa by the household of an opponent murdered 4 days earlier within the Democratic Republic of Congo, the place political pressure is excessive six months earlier than the elections, introduced his lawyer. Cherubin Okende, spokesman for the get together of presidential candidate Moïse Katumbi, was discovered lifeless in his car on one of many capital’s fundamental roads, his physique riddled with bullets.

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Improve in unlawful emigration: in Senegal, households tormented by fear

In Senegal, dozens of younger candidates for emigration to Spain have misplaced their lives in current weeks within the Atlantic, whereas many others are lacking. No official evaluation has but been given by the federal government. It’s the emotion and consternation among the many households of victims who’re demanding drastic measures to place an finish to those repeated tragedies.

Survey: Russia-Africa, networks of affect

In France, pan-African influencers have an increasing number of followers on social networks. Advocating a radical anti-Western and sovereignist ideology, a few of them declare duty for regime adjustments in Mali and Burkina Faso. A story near that of the Kremlin which tries to advance its pawns on the continent. France 24 paints the portrait of two French influencers who appear to have taken up the reason for Russian President Vladimir Putin.

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Senegal: the rise of artificial soccer pitches in Dakar

In Senegal, many younger folks need to play soccer on artificial turf, which they are saying is less complicated to play than the normal sand pitches the place they’re used to taking part in. Dozens of pitches on this floor have been inbuilt Dakar over the previous 5 years. “It allowed us to play on a regular basis (…) You possibly can play on artificial pitches at evening,” rejoices Abdoul Tabara, who places on his footwear on the Temple du Foot in Dakar.

Senegal: the rise of synthetic football pitches in Dakar