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Burkina Faso: France calls on President Kaboré to act against convoys blocking

France Burkina Faso

France has called on asked Burkina Faso president to intervene after a French military convoy was blocked for nearly three days by protesters in the city of Kaya. French foreign minister, Jean-Yves Le Drian, said those he called “manipulators” had been stoking anti-French sentiment. There are unconfirmed reports that French …

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Kenya: unvaccinated citizens will no longer be served in the administration

unvaccinated Kenyan will no longer be served in the administration

The government of Kenya has said it intends to introduce a directive next month to prevent citizens who have not been vaccinated against Covid-19 from receiving government services. Health Minister Mutahi Kagwe said unvaccinated people would be banned from public transport, local airlines and train services. Kenyans will also require …

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“Extremism and corruption are serious dangers for democracy in Africa”, Blinken

Anthony Blinken

During his official visit in Nigeria, the US Secretary of State, Anthony Blinken has said growing extremism, increasing authoritarianism and corruption in Africa pose serious dangers to democracy and the future of the continent. Speaking in the Nigerian capital, Abuja, the diplomat was outlining the Biden administration’s Africa policy. He …

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