Video. Tunisia: due to the crisis, more than 18,000 SME managers in prison or on the run

#Tunisia : The economic situation, worsened by the Covid-19 pandemic, has particularly affected small and medium-sized businesses, of which several tens of thousands have gone out of business. Bankruptcies that have led several thousand business leaders to prison. The health crisis has greatly worsened the difficult economic situation that Tunisia has been going through for […]

Senegal: a new 3% tax on imported products

#Senegal : The General Directorate of Customs of Senegal recently announced the imposition of a 3% levy rate which applies to goods of origins except the UEMOA and ECOWAS zones, declared for release for consumption under the common right. Explaining this measure, the customs administration indicated that this tax was put in place in order […]

The price of oil closes a record week for 2021

#Algeria : Oil prices climbed Friday the day after a short break and ended a record week for 2021. A barrel of North Sea Brent for October delivery ended at $ 72.70 in London, up 2.29% or $ 1.63 from Thursday’s close. In New York, WTI’s US barrel for the same month gained 1.95%, or […]

Video. The Malian Association of Expulses trains actors who support migrants

#Mali : The Malian Association of Expulses (AME) organized, at the center of the private sector, a training seminar for actors involved in the protection of migrants so that they can meet their needs in a context marked by the health crisis linked to Covid-19. In a health and security context posing multiple challenges for […]

Video. DRC: two Chinese prosecuted for paying soldiers to torture Congolese minors

#Other countries : Two Chinese mining operators are being prosecuted by military justice for ordering two Congolese soldiers to inflict “degrading and humiliating treatment” on illegal Congolese miners in the south-eastern part of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, it has been reported learned Saturday from the army. “Two Chinese used two soldiers of the […]

South Africa: Jacob Zuma trial postponed until August 10

#Other countries : The trial of former South African President Jacob Zuma, in a bribe case more than 20 years old, will resume on August 10, the Pietermaritzburg (East) court announced on Tuesday in a short online hearing. “The trial is postponed until August 10 until August 13,” Judge Piet Koen said. He had resumed […]

Algeria. Covid-19: the infection of the leaders continues with that of the Prime Minister

#Algeria : The new Algerian Prime Minister Aïmene Benabderrahmane has been placed in quarantine after testing positive for Covid-19. This new coronavirus infection from a senior leader confirms the seriousness of the real health situation in Algeria, which contrasts with the official figures. When one examines Algeria’s official figures on Covid-19, one would think that […]

Sahel: a summit to prepare for French military disengagement

#Mauritania : France and the G5 Sahel countries meet on Friday for the first time since Paris announced the reduction of its military presence, while Chad and Mali must lead delicate political transitions and the jihadists remain omnipresent. After more than eight years of massive engagement, French President Emmanuel Macron announced in June the imminent […]

Ivory Coast: the two former presidents Gbagbo and Bédié will meet

#Ivory Coast : Formerly opponents and now allies, the two former Ivorian presidents Henri Konan Bédié and Laurent Gbagbo will meet on Saturday, a first since the latter’s return to Côte d’Ivoire on June 17. “This visit will be the occasion for a fraternal reunion between the presidents, following the return of President Laurent Gbagbo, […]