Morocco asks the IMF for a flexible line of credit for 5 billion dollars – Agence Afrique

The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) indicates that it met on Monday in an informal session to consider a request from the Moroccan authorities for a two-year agreement under the flexible credit line (FCL) with the IMF, for an amount of 5 billion dollars. The Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund … Read more

Rwanda maintains its place as the first country with more women in the Lower House – Agence Afrique

In the monthly ranking of February 2023, carried out by the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU), according to the percentage of women sitting in national parliaments, Rwanda still holds the first place in the world, with 61.3% of women parliamentarians within of its lower house. This East African country has been at the top of the rankings … Read more

Marathon day for Emmanuel Macron in Africa this Friday – Agence Afrique

French President Emmanuel Macron’s African tour continues this Friday, March 3, with a busy schedule including trips to three countries. Emmanuel Macron’s marathon day starts in Luanda, capital of Angola, where he arrived at the end of the day yesterday Thursday, from Gabon, the first stage of his tour of Central Africa. In addition to … Read more

US offers $5 million for the capture of a leader of the Somali rebel group Al-Shabaab – Agence Afrique

US security services are actively seeking Somali rebel group terrorist Ali Mohamed Rage and are prepared to offer a $5 million reward for any information leading to his location or arrest. In a press release published on Tuesday, February 28, the US State Department presents Ali Mohamed Rage as the “main spokesman” and “one of … Read more

Oxfam calls again on the relationship between agriculture and the famine raging in Africa – Agence Afrique

“The hunger that Africans face today is the direct result of inappropriate policy choices,” Oxfam said. The number of hungry people in Africa, which increased by more than 20 million people in 2022 to reach 278 million people, is “largely the result of chronic underinvestment in agriculture”, says Fati N’Zi-Hassane, director of the NGO in … Read more

Agence Santé Québec: Christian Dubé does like Pontius Pilate, says Duhaime

Éric Duhaime compares Christian Dubé to Pontius Pilate, and argues that the Minister of Health should focus on his private hospital projects, rather than creating the Agence Santé Québec. • Read also: Agence santé Québec: Dubé takes the world for a suitcase, claim the Liberals • Read also: Working in the public or private sector: … Read more

New Chinese Foreign Minister Qin Gang begins his first diplomatic tour in Africa – Agence Afrique

The new head of Chinese diplomacy, Qin Gang appointed to this post on December 30, 2022, began his mandate with a tour of the African continent, from January 9 to 16, 2023, during which he will visit Ethiopia, Gabon, the ‘Angola, Benin and Egypt, announced the spokesman of the Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Wang … Read more

The Senegalese presidency decrees a 3-day national mourning in tribute to the 54 victims of the accident in Gniby – Agence Afrique

The Senegalese President, Macky Sall, has ordered the observation of a national mourning for three days, from January 9 to 11, in tribute to the victims (54 dead and several injured according to the latest report) of the deadly accident which occurred in the night from Saturday 7 to Sunday 8 January in Gniby, near … Read more

Aziz Akhannouch and Josep Borrell take stock of the Morocco-EU strategic partnership in Rabat – Agence Afrique

The means of deepening dialogue and cooperation between Morocco and the European Union (EU), within the framework of their strategic partnership, were at the center of a meeting held this Thursday in Rabat, the Head of Moroccan government, Aziz Akhannouch with the High Representative of the EU for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Josep Borrell, … Read more

A MEP warns of connections between the Polisario and terrorist groups – Agence Afrique

The connections between the Polisario and terrorist groups in the Sahelo-Saharan zone have been confirmed for several years by Western intelligence services, a threat to Europe about which the Member of the European Parliament, Brice Hortefeux, has just seized the European Commission. For the former interior minister in France, the situation in the Sahel and … Read more