Un vote sans conséquence

Il n’y a pas de solution électorale à la situation de l’UE Les élections européennes de dimanche seront particulièrement sans conséquence. Le vote ne décide rien du tout, parce que le Parlement européen représente bien peu. En outre, le système de l’UE, qui décide presque tout ce qui est fondamental pour les politiques des États … Continue reading “Un vote sans conséquence”

Three Arab Leaders to Attend Saudi Meeting Amid Tensions With Iran – Report

Three Arab leaders have confirmed their intention to take part in a summit hosted by Saudi Arabia amid rising tensions around Iran, according to Masrawy news website report. According to the report, Egyptian President Abdel Fatah as-Sisi, Tunisian President Beji Caid es-Sebsi and Palestinian National Authority President Mahmoud Abbas have confirmed their participation in the summit which will take place in Mecca on 30 May. … Continue reading “Three Arab Leaders to Attend Saudi Meeting Amid Tensions With Iran – Report”

Deux anciens ministres algériens renvoyés devant la justice, selon la TV

Le parquet général d’Alger a renvoyé deux anciens ministres, Ahmed Ouyahia et Abdelmalek Sellal, devant la Cour suprême, dans le cadre d’une enquête pour corruption, rapporte ce dimanche 26 mai la chaîne de télévision Ennahar-TV. Les dossiers de deux anciens ministres algériens, Ahmed Ouyahia et Abdelmalek Sellal, ont été transmis au procureur général près la … Continue reading “Deux anciens ministres algériens renvoyés devant la justice, selon la TV”

Ministère de l’Énergie: l’Algérie bloquera le rachat par Total des actifs d’Anadarko

L’Algérie envisage d’empêcher Total d’acquérir des actifs du groupe américain Anadarko dans le pays, a annoncé le ministre algérien de l’Énergie, Mohamed Arkab, devant les journalistes ce dimanche 26 mai. Pour ne pas laisser Total acheter des actifs du groupe américain Anadarko en Algérie, son gouvernement est prêt à utiliser son droit de préemption, a … Continue reading “Ministère de l’Énergie: l’Algérie bloquera le rachat par Total des actifs d’Anadarko”

McCain Foods to Host Battle of the Burgers Oman at Food & Hospitality Expo

May 26, 2019 Picture:  Muscat, Oman, 26 May 2019 –( ASIA TODAY )– From October 14 to 16, professional chefs from leading local burger joints will showcase their grilling skills in a competition for the best burger in Oman. The competition, dubbed “Battle of the Burgers Oman,” the first-of-its-kind competition in Oman, was launched in … Continue reading “McCain Foods to Host Battle of the Burgers Oman at Food & Hospitality Expo”

Gabon, En visite chez Ali Bongo : les révélations de Macky Sall du Sénégal

En visite au Gabon, après avoir assisté à l’investiture du Président sud-africain Cyril Ramaphosa, le chef de l’Etat du Sénégal, Macky Sall, a fait des révélations de taille au sortir de sa rencontre avec Ali Bongo Ondimba. Il est le troisième chef d’Etat à se rendre au Palais du bord de mer de Libreville depuis … Continue reading “Gabon, En visite chez Ali Bongo : les révélations de Macky Sall du Sénégal”

Stopping the War for Tripoli

by International Crisis Group Almost two months have passed since Libyan National Army (LNA) forces commanded by Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar marched on Tripoli from their base in eastern Libya in an attempt to seize the capital. They expected a swift victory, banking on the belief that key units in the Tripoli area would remain … Continue reading “Stopping the War for Tripoli”

Manifestation contre les bases militaires étrangères au Niger

Au Niger des étudiants et scolaires ont manifesté dans la capitale Niamey ce samedi pour “exiger” le départ des forces étrangères accusées d’inertie face aux attaques jihadistes meurtrières. Cette a manifestation qui vise à “exiger” des meilleures conditions d’études et « à soutenir nos Forces de défense et de sécurité (FDS) victimes d’attaques meurtrières a … Continue reading “Manifestation contre les bases militaires étrangères au Niger”

Reports that 25 Nigerian soldiers died in Boko Haram attack fake-Army

London, May 26, 2019 (AltAfrica)-The Nigerian Army has denied media reports that  25 soldiers were killed in an attack coordinated by Boko Haram insurgents in Borno. Many local and international media organisations including Associated Press, AP quoted witnesses saying at least 20 soldiers are dead and many others are missing after suspected extremists ambushed a … Continue reading “Reports that 25 Nigerian soldiers died in Boko Haram attack fake-Army”

Trois morts dans une nouvelle attaque contre une église au Burkina Faso

Trois catholiques ont été tués le 26 mai pendant une messe lors d’une nouvelle attaque contre une église à Toulfé, localité du nord du Burkina Faso, où les attentats contre des chrétiens se multiplient, selon une source sécuritaire.  «Des individus lourdement armés ont attaqué l’église du village au moment où les fidèles célébraient la messe du dimanche», a … Continue reading “Trois morts dans une nouvelle attaque contre une église au Burkina Faso”

NAPTIP seeks ECOWAS MoU to save Nigerian girls sold N210,000 as sex slaves

London, May 26, 2019 (AltAfrica)-The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons ( NAPTIP ) is seeking an agreement between Nigeria and neighbouring West African countries to end the practice of Nigerian girls being used as sex slaves in Mali. At a presentation to the ECOWAS Parliament during its First Ordinary Session on … Continue reading “NAPTIP seeks ECOWAS MoU to save Nigerian girls sold N210,000 as sex slaves”

African Union unveils Memorial Wall in honour of fallen peacekeepers

London, May 26, AltAfrica)– The African Union (AU) has honored African soldiers “the heroes and heroines” from its member states who lost their lives for the peace and stability in Africa The inauguration of the Memorial Wall on Saturday coincided with celebration of the Africa Day which marks the birth of the then Organization for … Continue reading “African Union unveils Memorial Wall in honour of fallen peacekeepers”

Bolton Claims US Has ‘Deep, Serious’ Intel on ‘Iran Regime Threat’ – Reports

Bolton claimed that Washington has “deep and serious” intelligence on the threat posed by Iran but declined to provide any details. On 12 May, four oil tankers, including two Saudi vessels and a UAE-flagged ship, were targeted by a mysterious attack near the UAE’s exclusive economic zone. Although no one has claimed responsibility for the sabotage, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo claimed … Continue reading “Bolton Claims US Has ‘Deep, Serious’ Intel on ‘Iran Regime Threat’ – Reports”

Nigerian hospital performs first brain surgery using drilling machine

London, May 26, 2019 (AltAfrica)-The Jos University Teaching Hospital (JUTH), in Nigeria at the weekend undertook its first surgery to remove brain tumor using a machine that drills the skull bone to gain access to the tumor. “It is the first Trans-labyrinthine approach to a posterior fossa tumor. We used the C-Arm machine to drill … Continue reading “Nigerian hospital performs first brain surgery using drilling machine”

New Chemical Attack Reports Fostered Divisions Among U.S. Allies

On May 19, 2019, several Hayat Tahrir al-Sham (ex. Jabhat al-Nusra) militants reported on the use of the chemical weapons in settlement of Al-Kabina by the Syrian Army (SAA). The mainstream media immediately replicated this news and a number of states brought charges against Damascus. Thus, the State Department’s new spokeswoman, Morgan Ortagus, said there … Continue reading “New Chemical Attack Reports Fostered Divisions Among U.S. Allies”

«L’Etat islamique est une émanation de la CIA»

Pour lui, la résolution du conflit palestino-israélien ne peut se faire qu’en «mettant fin au système d’apartheid, comme cela s’est réalisé en Afrique du Sud ou même en Algérie». C’est une accusation grave qu’a portée hier l’historien et ancien ministre libanais Georges Corm à l’encontre de l’Occident en général. Invité à l’émission «Géopolitis» de la … Continue reading “«L’Etat islamique est une émanation de la CIA»”

Centrafrique, les djihadistes en embuscade

Les récents événements tragiques en Centrafrique montrent que l’Accord de Khartoum est miné par les concessions accordées aux groupes rebelles. Sur fond de montée en puissance des forces djihadistes Il y a peu de pays, comme la République centrafricaine, qui offrent des décalages aussi flagrants entre les dramatiques réalités du terrain qui alimentent la chronique … Continue reading “Centrafrique, les djihadistes en embuscade”

Liberté pour Abdallah et tous les enfermé-e-s des CRA !

Libération immédiate d’Abdallah et de tous les étranger-e-s détenu-e-s dans les centres de rétention ! Rdv dimanche 26 mai à 16h à la sortie du RER joinville-le-pont. Abdallah fait parti d’un collectif de jeunes Tchadiens résistant au régime d’Idriss Deby, soutenu totalement par la France depuis presque 30 ans. Il participe à toutes les manifestations contre l’état … Continue reading “Liberté pour Abdallah et tous les enfermé-e-s des CRA !”

Local Daesh Commander Killed in Raid in Eastern Afghanistan – Reports

The operation was carried out in Deh Bala district on Friday, the Interior Ministry said, cited by the Khaama Press News Agency. Six more Daesh sympathizers were injured during the raid. Afghanistan is suffering from an unstable political, social and security situation due to the activity of the Taliban movement and the Daesh terrorist group. The Afghan National Defence and Security Forces … Continue reading “Local Daesh Commander Killed in Raid in Eastern Afghanistan – Reports”

Sex @ 60, Beyond:Challenges and Changes

London, May 26, 2019 (AltAfrica)-Sex after 60? That’s a big yes. Many mature couples have better love lives than they did in their more youthful days. There are lots of reasons for this. They have deeper intimacy with partners, fewer distractions, no pregnancy concerns, and just plain more time to get busy. Plus, they have … Continue reading “Sex @ 60, Beyond:Challenges and Changes”

Bizarre: Japan Stages National Pillow Fighting Competition

London, May 26, 2019 (AltAfrica)- The Japanese may be known for their neatness, particularly when it comes to making their bed in the morning, but all social norms went out the window on Saturday during qualifying for the All-Japan Pillow Fighting Championships in Shizuoka Prefecture. In the small fishing town of Ito, 150 kilometers south … Continue reading “Bizarre: Japan Stages National Pillow Fighting Competition”

AfDB to finance jewelry manufacturing projects for women, youths in Zimbabwe, Sierra Leone, Guinea

London, May 26, 2019 (AltAfrica)-The African Development Bank has commissioned a study into the contribution of the jewelry manufacturing industry and its potential for job creation for women and youth in Sierra Leone, Zimbabwe and the Republic of Guinea. The project with initial estimate of $1.4-million will entail a value chain analysis study examining the … Continue reading “AfDB to finance jewelry manufacturing projects for women, youths in Zimbabwe, Sierra Leone, Guinea”

Huawei launches 5G technology training in Africa

London, May 26, 2019 (AltAfrica)-Huawei South Africa has launched a free 5G training course for ICT postgraduates at two Gauteng universities, with plans to expand the programme across the country. The inaugural event kicked off at Wits University in Johannesburg and at the University of Pretoria (UP). The course is part of Huawei’s ICT Talent … Continue reading “Huawei launches 5G technology training in Africa”

La mascarade de l’Union européenne

Pour Thierry Meyssan, les Européens sont aveugles parce qu’ils ne veulent pas voir. Ils persistent à croire que l’Union européenne, c’est la paix et la prospérité, malgré les échecs incontestables dans ces deux domaines. Ils s’imaginent une opposition intérieure entre patriotes et populistes, alors que ces deux groupes se placent sous la protection du Pentagone … Continue reading “La mascarade de l’Union européenne”

L’AFP menace de partir d’Algérie? BON DÉBARRAS!

L’AFP est prête à jeter l’éponge pleurniche l’hebdo de BHL (le génie qui ne nous veut que du bien et qui héberge et mobilise une flopée de nos brillants intellos, la fine fleur de nos penseurs, primés, tarifés et chargés de nous “déradicaliser”). Cf. papier plus bas. Personne ne la pleurera. D’autant que… Ces « … Continue reading “L’AFP menace de partir d’Algérie? BON DÉBARRAS!”

RT France Correspondent Beaten By Police During Yellow Vest Protests (VIDEO)

RT France correspondent Frederic Aigouy was beaten by police in the French city of Toulouse at Yellow Vest protests, despite his efforts to identify himself as a journalist, the correspondent wrote in Twitter. He uploaded a video that shows a police officer allegedly advancing toward him, with a subtitle saying that French law enforcement assaulted him, even though he was identified as press. Interpellation musclée. Les forces de … Continue reading “RT France Correspondent Beaten By Police During Yellow Vest Protests (VIDEO)”

Boondoggle, Inc.

by William D. Hartung and Mandy Smithberger In its latest budget request, the Trump administration is asking for a near-record $750 billion for the Pentagon and related defense activities, an astonishing figure by any measure. If passed by Congress, it will, in fact, be one of the largest military budgets in American history, topping peak … Continue reading “Boondoggle, Inc.”

L’AFP en Algérie sur le point de fermer pour «cauchemar administratif», selon ses employés

Depuis l’expulsion du directeur du bureau algérien de l’AFP, ses employés résidant en Algérie travaillent sans être rémunérés en raison du blocage administratif et bancaire réalisé par le gouvernement algérien qui «fait tout pour que l’on ferme la boutique», indique un membre de l’agence de presse au Monde. Les journalistes du bureau algérien de l’Agence … Continue reading “L’AFP en Algérie sur le point de fermer pour «cauchemar administratif», selon ses employés”

Bolton Threatens to Force Africa to Choose Between the US and China

First published by Black Agenda Report and Global Research on December 28, 2018 The Americans wager that they can exercise veto power over African political alignments by force of arms, through AFRICOM’s massive military infiltration of the region. “The ‘West’s’ … The post Bolton Threatens to Force Africa to Choose Between the US and China … Continue reading “Bolton Threatens to Force Africa to Choose Between the US and China”

Chemical Attack Claims Aimed at Curbing Syrian Anti-Terrorism Efforts – Damascus

“There is nothing but another last-ditch attempt by western countries that obey to their master — the United States — to ease pressure on their terrorist slaves in Idlib. And it is an obviously pathetic attempt to delay the advance of the [Syrian] military in these regions”, the statement, conveyed via a state-run TV broadcaster, read. On Tuesday, the US Department of State claimed that Washington saw signs … Continue reading “Chemical Attack Claims Aimed at Curbing Syrian Anti-Terrorism Efforts – Damascus”

South Africa: President Ramaphosa vows to tackle corruption, rejuvenate struggling economy at swearing-in

London, May 25, 2019 (AltAfrica)-Cyril Ramaphosa has been sworn in for a five-year term as South Africa‘s president, promising renewed fight against government corruption and rejuvenate the struggling economy He took the oath of office on Saturday in front of some 30,000 people at a stadium in the capital, Pretoria, Heads of state from more than 40 countries … Continue reading “South Africa: President Ramaphosa vows to tackle corruption, rejuvenate struggling economy at swearing-in”

Africa Day Celebration: A continent halve full, halve empty

London, May 25, 2019 (AltAfrica)-Today as Africa Day is a fitting reflection on Kwame Nkrumah’s prescient remark “I am not African because I was born in Africa, but because Africa was born in me”. Ghana’s first president, and a founding father of the African Union, was accurate in foretelling the strength of Pan-Africanism today. Africa … Continue reading “Africa Day Celebration: A continent halve full, halve empty”

Libya and the Outsiders: Games of Power

by Federica Saini Fasanotti When the Qadhafi regime fell in 2011, centralized power quickly dissipated and Libya fell into chaos. A wide range of armed groups asserted control over large swaths of territory in the oil-rich nation without any effective central authority strong enough to dominate the entire country. Since then, Libya has become a … Continue reading “Libya and the Outsiders: Games of Power”

Scandale sexuel : Le calvaire des joueuses gabonaises lors de la Sud ladies cup

Les déboires de l’Equipe nationale féminine des Panthères du Gabon U20, lors de la Sud ladies cup qui s’est déroulée 8 au 18 mai au sud de la France, ont, semble-t-il, dépassé les limites du terrain. Selon plusieurs témoignages, certaines filles auraient été victimes d’attouchements, de harcèlements sexuels et même de viols au cours de … Continue reading “Scandale sexuel : Le calvaire des joueuses gabonaises lors de la Sud ladies cup”

Afrique du Sud : investi Président, la lourde mission de Cyril Ramaphosa

Le Président sud-africain, Cyril Ramaphosa, a été investi pour un second mandat à la tête du pays. Il a promis de relancer l’économie et d’éradiquer la corruption. C’est ce samedi 25 mai 2019 que le Président sud-africain, Cyril Ramaphosa, a été investi pour un second mandat à la tête du pays son mandat, devant 36 … Continue reading “Afrique du Sud : investi Président, la lourde mission de Cyril Ramaphosa”

3ème pays africain à disposer du supercalculateur : Le Sénégal à l’ère du calcul à grande vitesse

S’affirmer comme un des plus grands pôles de recherche scientifique et d’innovation d’Afrique : C’est l’ambition du Sénégal qui a matérialisé ce souhait par l’acquisition très prochaine d’un supercalculateur, après l’Afrique du Sud (2016) et la Côte d’Ivoire (2018) et par l’implantation d’un Centre national de calcul scientifique (Cncs). Une rencontre en ce sens s’est … Continue reading “3ème pays africain à disposer du supercalculateur : Le Sénégal à l’ère du calcul à grande vitesse”

5ème édition de Oasis Festival

Oasis Festival décline une nouvelle flopée d’artistes qui vont venir renforcer l’impressionnante liste de la E. édition de ce festival pionnier à Marrakech du 13 au 15 septembre. Seth Troxler, Amelie Lens et Recondite se rajoutent à une affiche qui sera l’occasion de mettre en lumière les valeurs montantes et confirmées de la scène underground … Continue reading “5ème édition de Oasis Festival”

Lumières d’Afriques » atterrit au Musée Mohammed VI

Après l’étape du Maroc, premier pays nord-africain à l’accueillir, l’exposition qui a déjà été présentée dans dans six pays différents, se poursuivra son en Tunisie, au Kenya et aux États-Unis. Initiée par l’ONG African Artists for Development (AAD), l’exposition « Lumières d’Afriques » regroupe 54 artistes africains de renommée mondiale, dans l’une des salles d’exposition … Continue reading “Lumières d’Afriques » atterrit au Musée Mohammed VI”

Binebine de nouveau en course pour le Renaudot

Cette fois c’est avec son Rue du Pardon que Mahi Binebine va tenter sa chance pour décrocher le prestigieux prix littéraire français. Après la tentative infructueuse de l’édition 2017 avec Le fou du roi, la chance sourira-t-elle cette année à l’écrivain marocain ? On l’espère en tout cas. Natif de la cité ocre, Binebine place … Continue reading “Binebine de nouveau en course pour le Renaudot”

UK Government inspectors describe Sharjah English School as outstanding

Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, -Thursday 23 May 2019 [ AETOS Wire ] Sharjah English School, a not-for-profit school, has received a glowing report from a team assigned to inspect accredited British schools overseas (BSO) by the UK Department for Education. The BSO report characterised SES as “an outstanding school”, stating that “it is very effective … Continue reading “UK Government inspectors describe Sharjah English School as outstanding”

Les ficelles de Macron ne marchent plus / Résistons Ensemble n°182 du 21 mai 2019

Bulletin n°182 du 21 mai 2019, du réseau Résistons Ensemble. Formé en 2002, Résistons Ensemble a pour but d’informer, de briser l’isolement des victimes des violences policières et sécuritaires et de contribuer à leur auto organisation. Bonjour, Le bulletin n°182 du 21 mai 2019, du petit journal mobile recto verso A4 RESISTONS ENSEMBLE du réseau contre les … Continue reading “Les ficelles de Macron ne marchent plus / Résistons Ensemble n°182 du 21 mai 2019”

NATO Adopts New Strategy to Counter “Russia’s Nuclear Threat” – Report

The German newspaper Die Welt am Sonntag has quoted NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg as saying that the alliance’s new military strategy was adopted this week in response to what he described as “Russia’s nuclear threat”. Stoltenberg noted that “sometimes, it’s necessary to hammer out new military concepts” to maintain NATO’s security. READ MORE: NATO Concerned Over Norway’s Insufficient Defence Spending … Continue reading “NATO Adopts New Strategy to Counter “Russia’s Nuclear Threat” – Report”

Purple Powerhouse: Why The Good Old Jamun Is the Uncrowned Star of Desi Summers!

A love for mangoes is perhaps the only thing that unites every Indian and elicits no debates, irrespective of where they hail from. I’m sure many would agree that summer blues seem to melt away into obscurity with every juicy bite which relaxes not just your heart but perhaps also the soul. But this is … Continue reading “Purple Powerhouse: Why The Good Old Jamun Is the Uncrowned Star of Desi Summers!”

NFF Lauds Bill Recognising Football As ‘National Asset’ In Nigeria

By Taiwo Adelu London, 25 May, 2019 (AltAfrica)-President of the Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, Mr. Amaju Melvin Pinnick has described as ‘the real next level’ for Nigerian football development, the passage by the Senate of the Federal Republic on Wednesday of the NFF Bill, which automatically repealed the long –standing NFA Act and recognized football … Continue reading “NFF Lauds Bill Recognising Football As ‘National Asset’ In Nigeria”

GOKADA, Nigeria’s motorcycle startup aims global, secures $5.3 million funding

London, May 25, 2019 (AltAfrica)-GOKADA, Nigeria’s on-demand bike-hailing startup has secured $5.3 million in a Series A funding led by  Rise Capital, a venture capital firm with interest in tech-driven startups in emerging markets. The round is intended to support the company’s vision as it seeks to expand its operations and push for growth. GOKADA will … Continue reading “GOKADA, Nigeria’s motorcycle startup aims global, secures $5.3 million funding”

Nigerian state approves death sentence for kidnapping, life imprisonment for rape

London, May 25, 2019 (AltAfrica)-Frequent acts of violent crime have grown to form a major threat to Nigeria’s national security. These include instances of militancy, insurgency and banditry. Banditry includes cattle rustling, armed robbery and kidnapping for ransom. Kidnapping has remained the most virulent form of banditry in Nigeria. It has become the most pervasive and … Continue reading “Nigerian state approves death sentence for kidnapping, life imprisonment for rape”

Nigerian billionaire, Benedict Peters strikes it big in Zimbabwe

London, May 25, 2019 (AltAfrica)– Zimbabwe economy may be in taters, consumer prices have surged at their fastest pace since a hyper inflationary spiral a decade ago Inflation accelerated to 20.9% in a couple of months ago, from 5.4% in the previous month. The price of food, which contributes a third to the inflation basket, … Continue reading “Nigerian billionaire, Benedict Peters strikes it big in Zimbabwe”

Tense US-China Relations Could Pose Risks for Russian Economy – Moscow

“This will affect the global economic growth rate, and we greatly depend on it, because if the Chinese economy slows down, the demand for hydrocarbons and other commodities will also slow down. This will hit Russian exports”, Akimov said on the sidelines of the annual conference Digital Industry of Industrial Russia that was held from 22-24 May in the Russian high-tech hub … Continue reading “Tense US-China Relations Could Pose Risks for Russian Economy – Moscow”

A Survey of Arab Youth Highlights Gaps between Policies and Aspirations

by James M. Dorsey Results of a recent annual survey of Arab youth concerns about their future suggest that Arab autocracies have yet to deliver expected public services and goods, explain autocratic efforts to promote nationalism, and indicate that jobs and social freedoms are more important than political rights. The survey provides insights that should … Continue reading “A Survey of Arab Youth Highlights Gaps between Policies and Aspirations”

Apapa gridlock: LASMA Begins Enforcement of Presidential Order

London, May 24, 2019 (AltAfrica)-The Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) is to begin ‘’Operation Totality Enforcement’’ to ensure timely implementation of President Muhammadu Buhari’s directive that trucks parking on Apapa roads should vacate with 72 hours. Mr Chris Olakpe, the Chief Executive Officer of LASTMA, made the disclosure on Friday in an interview with … Continue reading “Apapa gridlock: LASMA Begins Enforcement of Presidential Order”