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Tunisie : Les salaires sont les plus faibles en Méditerranée (ITES)

C’est l’Institut tunisien des études stratégiques (ITES) qui l’indique. Le site Webdo rapporte les déclarations du directeur général de l’Institut, Néji Jalloul : la Tunisie compte près de 1,7 million de pauvres et près de 60% des familles tunisiennes sont...

The Heart of Nuba: Oscar Nominations, New Screenings and Donation Cards

We are proud to be a partner of The Heart of Nuba (visit our page dedicated to the movie here) and we regularly keep you updated with their latest news and actions as we know many of you are interested in the work of Dr Tom Catena and support him. In their November 2018 Bulletin, The...

‘L’héritière et les enfants de Bamako’, le reportage sur Mme Festoc et la Chaîne de l’Espoir

Si vous nous suivez sur Twitter @MagkaSama, vous avez certainement vu notre tweet d’hier vous invitant à regarder le reportage ‘L’héritière et les enfants de Bamako’ diffusé dans l’émission Envoyé Spécial sur France 2. Le reportage, qui a été suivi par plus de...

Inspiring performance by Angelique Kidjo singing ‘Blewu’ in Paris on Armistice Day 2018

Yesterday you could read we attended the first Paris Peace Forum (read our news), and on the same day the event started, Armistice Day ceremonies (which coincided with Veterans Day in the United States) also took place in Paris to commemorate 100 years since the end of World War I. World...

The influx of more than 300 000 Congolese migrants from Angola and the situation in Kasai (IRIN)

Last week in this post we wrote about the deteriorating humanitarian and food security situation in the Kasai region, and we also mentioned another issue: in the past weeks, Angola’s crackdown on informal diamond mining had led to the expulsion of 200 000 Congolese migrants and their...

Remaniement ministériel en Tunisie : les nouveaux ministres attendent le vote de confiance

Alors que la situation politique, sociale et économique en Tunisie est particulièrement tendue avec un chômage toujours au dessus des 15% et une inflation dépassant les 7,5% malgré une légère reprise de la croissance, le chef du gouvernement Youssef Chahed a procédé lundi dernier...

Agencies sound alarm over sexual attacks, murder and torture in Congo

In an article published this afternoon titled: ‘They killed my children and raped me’: sexual violence remains rife in Congo, The Guardian indicates the conflict in Kasai Central province that was thought to have subsided after a peak of violence more than a year ago,...

Ukrainian filmmaker Oleg Sentsov wins 2018 Sakharov Prize

The Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought, named in honour of the Soviet physicist and political dissident Andrei Sakharov, has been awarded annually since 1988 to individuals, groups of people and organizations defending human rights and fundamental freedoms. The first prize was awarded...

Les Haïtiens de nouveau dans la rue pour dénoncer la corruption PetroCaribe

Au mois de mai dernier, nous avions publié un article intitulé : La corruption au centre d’un Colloque international en Haïti dans lequel nous mentionnions la mauvaise gestion des fonds du programme Pétrocaribe. Ce programme est une alliance créée au milieu des années 2000 entre...

Earthquake in northern coast of Haiti: death toll rises to 17, 350 injured

As the country is still recovering from a devastating magnitude 7.0 earthquake in 2010 that killed more than 200,000 people and destroyed large parts of Port-au-Prince, another earthquake struck off the northern coast of Haiti last Saturday. The magnitude-5.9 quake was centered about 12...




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