Author: Gérard Dawa

Gérard Dawa, journalist and reporter at Afro impact. Holder of a professional license in journalism obtained at ENSTIC-UAC in Benin, I am passionate about issues of health, culture and sport. I also worked in radio station and I am an active member of the PMS "Platforme Médias et Santé" of Benin. I have 8 years of experience in journalism.

The 20th symposium of the Institute of Artisans of Justice and Peace (IAJP) started on Thursday 2 December and ended on Friday 3 December 2022 at the Chant d’Oiseau in Cotonou. These meetings, which also mark the commemoration of the 25th anniversary of the creation of this institute, enabled the various actors invited to consult each other and then to make resolutions. These five resolutions sound like the IAJP’s solemn appeal to all Beninese citizens to commit themselves responsibly to the vitality of democracy and the legitimacy of parliament. Two main themes were at the heart of the 20th IAJP…

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Tunisia’s Carthage Eagles are out of the 2022 World Cup. Despite their victory against France on Wednesday 30 November, the Tunisian eagle has unfortunately not taken off. As for the Atlas Lions of Morocco, they came to the end of Canada. The victory makes Morocco the second African nation to reach the last 16 after Senegal. On Wednesday 30 November, Tunisia faced France. Already leading their group, this match is not a big issue for the French. But for the Carthage Eagles, it is a glimmer of hope to see themselves in the last 16 provided that Denmark beat Australia.…

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Under the aegis of the Episcopal Conference of Benin (CEB), the Institute of Artisans of Justice and Peace – Centre de Recherche et de Formation Le Chant d’Oiseau (IAJP/CO) has been organising its 20th symposium since Thursday 1 December 2022. This event also marks the 25th anniversary of the Institute, which serves peace and social cohesion. Several political-administrative, religious and other leaders were all present at this intellectual meeting whose aim is to consolidate democracy in Benin. “Inducing a new work culture in Benin for a mature democracy”. This is the theme chosen by the IAJP/CO for the year 2022.…

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The Lions of Teranga of Senegal played their third group match on Tuesday 29 November. Against the Ecuadorian team, they snatched their qualifying ticket for the round of 16. Senegal is the first African nation to reach this stage of the competition so far. Senegal and Ecuador were separated by a score of 2 goals to 1 after 90 minutes of play and six minutes of extra time. This match in favour of the Lions of Teranga, allows Senegal to advance to the eighth round. A feat achieved thanks to goals from Ismaïla Sarr and Kalidou Koulibaly. Indeed, the first…

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The last three of the five African teams at the Qatar 2022 World Cup have played their first group matches. They had mixed fortunes with the exception of Morocco who held out against Luka Modric’s great Croatia. On Wednesday 23 November, the Atlas Lions of Morocco faced Croatia. Throughout the match, both sides had a high level of pressure with huge opportunities. None of the attempts were successful. The two teams played out a goalless draw. Cameroon defeated by Switzerland The Indomitable Lions of Cameroon, who are in Group G, crossed swords with Switzerland on Thursday 24 November. The first…

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The Carthage Eagles of Tunisia played their first match for the Qatar 2022 World Cup on Tuesday 22 November. They were placed in Group D and took on Denmark. A scoreless match that allowed both teams to earn a point each. Tunisia, the second African nation after Senegal, entered the competition on Tuesday 22 November. His first match was against Denmark. Wahbi Khazri and his teammates spared no effort to be at the same level as the opponent. Both the Tunisian and Danish sides had chances to put the ball in the net but failed to capitalise. The match ended…

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Senegal, the first African nation and winner of the CAN 2022, entered the Qatar 2022 World Cup competition on Monday 21 November. Against the Dutch, Aliou Cissé’s charges conceded two goals without scoring a single one. 2 goals to zero. This was the score of the match between Senegal and the Netherlands on Monday 21 November 2022. This first outing of the Lions of Teranga, which ended in failure, however, presaged a balanced match that could have ended in a draw. A match yet assured Both in the first and second half, the Senegalese gave their best during the match.…

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It’s definitely confirmed! Sadio Mané will not be on the green rectangle with his teammates to play the various matches of the World Cup Qatar 2022. The Lion of Terranga is struggling to recover from his injury to emerge. The bad news came on the evening of Thursday 17 November 2022 and was announced by the Senegalese Football Federation (FSF). While a few days ago, many Senegalese and Africans still had hope and believed that the best African player of the moment would be able to participate in the competition. But a Lion is still a Lion. Even away from…

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According to sources close to the Transitional Legislative Assembly (TLA), Prime Minister Apollinaire Kyelem de Tambèla will make the General Policy Declaration. A constitutional exercise which he will undertake this Saturday 19 November 2022 from 10 am. The General Policy Statement is a solemn and republican act instituted by Article 63 of the Constitution. It stipulates that ‘within thirty days of his appointment, the Prime Minister shall make a general policy statement before the National Assembly. This statement is followed by a debate and a vote. The adoption of this declaration is equivalent to an investiture. If the general policy…

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With 24 hours to go before the announcement of coach Aliou Cisse’s list for the 2022 World Cup, concern reigns this Thursday in Senegal. Sadio Mané’s injury to the head of his fibula on Tuesday against Werder Bremen (6-1) leaves the risk of a withdrawal of the Bayern Munich winger, star player of the selection. Another member of the national team, Abdou Diallo, suffered a knee injury during the warm-up. He could also miss the World Cup. This Thursday, The Team nuanced its diagnosis after announcing on Wednesday morning the withdrawal of Sadio Mané for the World Cup. The sports…

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