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The Moroccan Ministry of the Interior announced on Tuesday that it had dismantled a terrorist cell operating in the city of Nador and Melilla. It is a security operation carried out jointly by the Central Board of Judicial Investigation (BCIJ) and the General Intelligence Office of the Spanish National Police. The said cell is said to be affiliated with the Islamic State. The security actions carried out by the Special Force of the DGST allowed the arrest of two individuals in the city of Nador. At the same time, on the other side in Melilla, the competent Spanish authorities have…

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On Monday, October 3, some 4,000,000 students and 101,892 pre-school, primary and secondary school teachers in Niger returned to their 22,543 schools throughout the country: it’s back to school time. A new school year that the authorities have placed under the seal of the transformation of the education system through a quality education accessible to all. After three months of vacations, schoolchildren, students and teachers resume classes today, Monday, October 03, 2022, for the school year 2022-2023. “The government has played its part to the full by fulfilling its regalian duties, including the assignment of teachers since August to allow…

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Jennifer Brunner, Justice of the Supreme Court of Ohio in the United States, visited Benin in August as part of a mission to the Beninese Human Rights Commission (BHRC). In a report sent to Afro-impact at the end of September, she shares her impressions. Testimony In August 2022, I traveled to Cotonou, Benin, to provide pro bono assistance to the Benin Human Rights Commission (BHRC) as part of the USAID-funded Advancing Rights in Benin (ARB) activity implemented by the American Bar Association through the Rule of Law Initiative (ABA ROLI). The purpose of my visit was to assist the BHRC…

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Lieutenant-Colonel Paul-Henri Sandaogo Damiba, President of the Transition in Burkina Faso, addressed the Burkinabe about the gunshots heard at dawn this morning. It was through a statement read on the national television RTB, this Friday around 09h. The lieutenant especially invited the populations “to observe the greatest prudence and to remain calm in front of certain information which circulate in particular on the social networks”. According to the text, these shots augur “a movement of mood of some elements of the National Armed Forces. “Talks are underway to restore calm and serenity,” the statement said, adding that “the enemy who…

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The presidential campaign in Nigeria will kick off today, Wednesday, September 28. After five months of campaigning, eighteen candidates, including one woman, are hoping to take the helm of the West African giant, which is in the grip of a severe economic and security crisis. With five months to go before the election, neither of the two main candidates is assured of victory in the first round on the evening of February 25. Who of Atiku Abubakar of the main opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and Bola Ahmed Tinubu of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) will succeed incumbent President…

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Nigerien authorities explained the reasons for their recent suspension of the transit of oil products from Niger to Mali. In a statement issued on the evening of Tuesday, September 27, Niger’s government spokesman, Abdoulkadri Tidjani, said the measure “has nothing to do” with statements made by Mali’s interim Prime Minister Abdoulaye Maiga at the United Nations General Assembly last Saturday. “As part of the cross-border transit of hydrocarbons, the Minister of Finance, through the Directorate General of Customs, had authorized some companies to transport petroleum products from Nigeria to some neighboring countries, including Mali in August 2022,” recalled Minister Tidjani…

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Initially scheduled to last 21 days from August 20, the date of its launching, the Chadian inclusive and sovereign national dialogue will reach its epilogue on September 30, 2022. After several suspensions and postponements, the conclusions of the work of the inclusive and sovereign national dialogue taking place in N’djamena since August 20 will be adopted next Friday, announced the presidium of the dialogue. In addition, the Chadian presidency indicated on Tuesday, September 27, that “the plenary session suspended last Saturday will resume tomorrow, Wednesday 28 September. Although boycotted by two powerful rebel movements and the country’s main opposition coalition,…

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On the sidelines of the 77th UN General Assembly, Lieutenant Colonel Paul-Henri Sandaogo Damiba, President of the Transition in Burkina Faso, met with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Sunday at the United Nations headquarters. The two personalities exchanged on the strengthening of a cooperation, “mutually beneficial” to both countries, says a statement from the Presidency of Burkina Faso. According to the text, the cooperation between Russia and Burkina Faso is more than 50 years old and today, the two countries intend to consolidate it in view of the current challenges. “Currently, there was the desire to further strengthen this…

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In Chad, the magistrates’ union and the autonomous unions have announced an indefinite strike that will take effect from Monday 26 September. After two weeks of unsuccessful strike action, they have moved up a gear to demand an increase in their salaries and the provision of weapons to ensure their own security. A strike movement that paralyzes all jurisdictions in Chad. The magistrates are protesting against the Chadian government’s silence regarding their demands. They are requesting, among other things, an increase in allowances, an end to the illegal suspension of the salaries of some magistrates and the provision of handguns.…

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Officially dissolved on August 8 by the Guinean junta, the National Front for the Defense of the Constitution is once again in the news by filing a complaint against the president of the transition, Mamady Doumbouya in France on September 8, 2002. The coalition accuses the junta leader of “complicity in killings and torture,” especially in the July and August demonstrations organized by the FNDC, which resulted in several deaths. Mamady Doumbouya is the target of a complaint in France. The strongman of Conakry is accused of “complicity in homicide and torture” in the anti-junta rallies during the period of…

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