Footgate: Leaders, referees, coaches, … The prosecution wants to sue 57 people

A bomb has just exploded in the Belgian football landscape. Three years after the outbreak of Footgate in Belgium, the federal prosecutor’s office has announced that it is prosecuting 57 people. Among those called to appear in court, we find several very influential people in Belgian football such as the president of Club Bruges Bart … Read more

In Somalia, leaders agree to hold elections by February 25

Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed, aka Farmajo, in Mogadishu in May 2021. AFP Somalia’s leaders on Sunday (January 9th) announced that they had reached an agreement to complete parliamentary elections by February 25, after repeated delays in the process that threatened the stability of the troubled country. “The current election of the House of the … Read more

ECOWAS leaders place Mali under embargo to sanction junta’s retention in power

ECOWAS Heads of State and Government gathered for an extraordinary session in Accra, Ghana, January 9, 2022. IVORY COAST PRESIDENTIAL PRESS S / VIA REUTERS West African leaders meeting in Accra decided on Sunday January 9 to close the borders with Mali and put the country under embargo, heavily sanctioning the junta’s intention to take … Read more

“Vote for nothing” or when the Helvetians wanted to “blow up” the old leaders

Delivered. The 2022 election should not escape the rule: each election is now an opportunity to comment on the permanence, if not the increase, of the phenomenon of abstention. However, among the answers put forward by the abstainers to explain their (lack of) gesture, one comes up particularly often today: “Voting is no longer useful. … Read more

“The African Union lacks leaders with a truly pan-African vision”

To not miss anything on African news, subscribe to the newsletter of World Africa from this link. Every Saturday at 6 a.m., find a week of current events and debates treated by the editorial staff of World Africa. At the African Union Headquarters, Addis Ababa, October 14, 2021. EDUARDO SOTERAS / AFP Senegalese President Macky … Read more

“Our leaders have remained deaf to the cry of alarm from caregivers on the degradation of the public hospital”

Tribune. The waves of Covid-19 follow each other, and we hope they do not look alike. Will hospitals be able to cope with the influx of patients again? The state of the establishments, where the beds close by the hundreds for lack of caregivers – having, out of disgust, fled the hospital that trained them … Read more

“We, business leaders, support the proposed revision of the European directive on the publication of extra-financial information, a new stage in the evolution of our economic model”

Tribune. If the new version of the European Directive on the communication of sustainability data (Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive, or CSRD) was to be adopted by European legislators, it would require more than 50,000 large companies and listed companies in the European Union (EU) to publish information about their supply chain, their impacts on ecosystems, … Read more

The leaders of the Belgian championship oppose the tax reform of sports clubs: “The impact would be disastrous for Belgian football”

Anderlecht, Standard, Brugge, Genk, La Gantoise and Antwerp have marked their opposition to the tax reform project for sports clubs . In a joint statement released on Wednesday, the six football clubs called for “constructive consultations with the competent ministers”. Currently, sports clubs only have to pay 20% of their taxes to the tax authorities. … Read more

COP26, day 5: thousands of young people in the streets to cry out about the climate emergency and denounce the “bla-bla-bla” of the leaders

Climate protest in Glasgow, November 5, 2021. DANNY LAWSON / AP Find every day at the end of the day the highlights of the 26e United Nations Conference of the Parties (COP) for the climate, to be held until November 12, as well as insights from journalists from the World. What you must remember : … Read more

COP26: young people in the streets of Glasgow to denounce the “blah-blah-blah” of leaders

Activists Greta Thunberg (center) and Vanessa Nakate (right) take part in a climate protest on October 29, 2021, in London. ALBERTO PEZZALI / AP They want action, and not ” bla bla bla “. Accusing world leaders of making empty promises, young people are in the streets, Friday, November 5, in Glasgow (Scotland) to push … Read more