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Elections présidentielles au Congo (RDC) : la candidature de Jean-Pierre Bemba invalidée

Elections présidentielles au Congo (RDC) : la candidature de Jean-Pierre Bemba invalidée

Comme nous vous en parlions dans notre News Digest de samedi dernier, les prochaines élections au Congo s’annoncent de plus en plus compliquées. L’article de RFI publié sur le site du Courrier International, revient sur l’annonce de la Cour constitutionnelle de la...

News Digest (Aug. 4, 2018): Russian soldiers in CAR, Violence in Kasaï, Jean-Pierre Bemba, Ebola, Haiti, Meryam Joobeur…

News Digest (Aug. 4, 2018): Russian soldiers in CAR, Violence in Kasaï, Jean-Pierre Bemba, Ebola, Haiti, Meryam Joobeur…

This is our first Weekly News Digest of August, it is a selected compilation of recent stories we publish each Saturday during Summertime. Today: the testinomy of Abdelhamid Yousif Ismail Adam; Russian soldiers in CAR/Darfur; Jean-Pierre Bemba to run for president December. En français:...

La corruption au centre d’un Colloque international en Haïti

La corruption au centre d’un Colloque international en Haïti

C’est sur le site LoopHaiti que nous avons lu cette news : l’Université Quisqueya et la 1804 Institute, une organisation basée aux États-Unis ont organisé les 3 et 4 mai 2018, un colloque international sur la corruption au Campus de l’Uniq. Le thème retenu était...

Honoring Martin Luther King Jr., 50 years after his death

In 2013 we celebrated the 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington and we had a great online discussion on this occasion. Today marks the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King‘s assassination, commemoration events are taking place across the United States, and organizers expect...

Le film documentaire ‘Tunisie, les voix de la révolution’ : l’avant et l’après révolution

Nous vous en parlions il y a quelques jours dans cette news : le film documentaire ‘Tunisie, les voix de la révolution‘ de Marc Ball et Karim Miske, produit par #5Bis Productions et diffusé mardi dernier sur la chaine ARTE, nous plonge au coeur de l’histoire tunisienne...

‘As A Haitian-American, I Stand Proud Of My Heritage’ – By Littane Bien-Aime

Since last year, several disparaging words and disgraceful remarks made by Donald Trump have shocked and stirred controversy. As he was being presented with a proposal to restore protections for immigrants, he declared: ‘Why are we having all these people from shithole countries...

Tunisie : Quand la crise économique et sociale pousse les tunisiens dans la rue

Depuis plusieurs jours, les tunisiens sont dans la rue. La situation économique et sociale est difficile, et la Tunisie doit encore faire face à de nombreux problèmes dans un pays où 30 % des jeunes sont sans emploi. Dans un tweet envoyé en début de semaine par Max Dana qui...

Anti-government protests in Iran: at least a dozen people dead

On Tuesday, in our post about the child rapes and murders in Kavumu (RDC) we mentioned a tweet by Max Dana from Januray 1st saying she was concerned by the dire and preoccupying situation in Iran. The biggest unrest to strike the country in almost a decade since post-election unrest in...

International Day of Peace: ‘Together for Peace: Respect, Safety and Dignity for All’

International Day of Peace is observed around the world on 21 September. It’s an important day we celebrate every year as a Sama Day and the theme for 2017 is “Together for Peace: Respect, Safety and Dignity for All.” As you may already know, ‘magkasama‘ (the name of...

Congo: Up to 50 killed after anti-Kabila demonstration in Kinshasa

Joseph Kabila has served as president of the Democratic Republic of Congo since 2001, after his father, Laurent-Désiré Kabilla was assassinated. In 2005, a new post-war constitution has been voted, and occording to it, a presidential election must be held every five years, with a...




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