In Ethiopia, the diaspora called to the rescue of Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed

Ethiopian migrants stranded in Saudi Arabia are brought back to Bole International Airport in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, July 7, 2021. MINASSE WONDIMU HAILU / ANADOLU AGENCY VIA AFP Large yellow carpet rolled out on the ground, traditional music and dances, coffee ceremony and interviews with the local media: as soon as they arrive at Bole … Read more

Former Danish defense minister prosecuted for leaking state secrets

Claus Hjort Frederiksen (center), then Danish Defense Minister, in Copenhagen in April 2019. CLAUS BECH / AFP This is the latest twist in a disastrous affair for the small world of Danish espionage. Friday January 14, the former Minister of Defense, the liberal Claus Hjort Frederiksen, in office from June 2016 to November 2019, confirmed … Read more

Djokovic knows the verdict of the Australian minister, he must leave the country –

December 16, 2021 – Djokovic tested positive for coronavirus, which allowed him to arrive in Australia for the first grand slam season, although he is not vaccinated against covid-19. However, the server of the German magazine Spiegel pointed out this week that the test could have been manipulated. When checking the given QR code, it … Read more

Novak Djokovic released by the judge … pending the intervention of the Minister of Immigration?

Judge Anthony Kelly ended several days of legal battle by ordering the immediate release of the 34-year-old, detained since arriving in Australia to play the first Grand Slam of the year, at a migrant center in Melbourne. Christopher Tran, a government lawyer, warned, however, that Canberra could still decide to expel Djokovic from the country, … Read more

In Kazakhstan, President announces departure of Russian soldiers and appoints new Prime Minister

In this Russian Defense Ministry press service photo, Russian military vehicles leave Almaty airport on January 9, 2022. AP He appealed to Moscow on Thursday as his country was in chaos and sacked his government in a futile attempt at appeasement. Kazakh President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev announced Tuesday, January 11, that troops deployed by Russia would … Read more

“Städgate”: the household scandal that splashes the Swedish Prime Minister

Swedish Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson at a European summit in Brussels on December 16, 2021. POOL / REUTERS This is a case that would have gone well Magdalena Andersson, the new Swedish social democratic prime minister, in office since November 30, 2021, and candidate for her succession to the legislative elections of September 2022. On … Read more

Controversial meeting of Cambodian prime minister with Burmese junta leader

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen (left), and Myanmar military leader Min Aung Hlaing in Naypyidaw (Myanmar), January 7, 2022. Photo from Cambodia National Television (TVK) under the supervision of the Cambodian Ministry of information. AN KHOUN SAMAUN / AFP By going on an official trip, Friday January 7 and Saturday January 8, to Naypyidaw, at … Read more

Haitian prime minister says he was targeted by assassination attempt

Haitian Prime Minister Ariel Henry, in Port-au-Prince, November 26, 2021. RALPH TEDY EROL / REUTERS Haitian Prime Minister Ariel Henry denounced, Monday, January 3, in an interview with Agence France-Presse (AFP), an assassination attempt against his person, during the national day celebrations organized on Saturday in the city of Gonaïves . “We tried something against … Read more

Sudan: resignation of Prime Minister Abdallah Hamdok ends fiction of democratic transition

To not miss anything on African news, subscribe to the newsletter of World Africa from this link. Every Saturday at 6 am, find a week of current events and debates treated by the editorial staff of “Monde Afrique”. Sudanese Abdallah Hamdok resigned as prime minister on January 2, 2022. Karthoum, August 21, 2019. EBRAHIM HAMID … Read more

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas meets with Israeli Defense Minister

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and Israeli Defense Minister Benny Gantz discussed Tuesday, December 28 in the evening of “Security and economy” during a meeting held, according to the Israeli press, in Israel, the first in years. “I met tonight [mardi] Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas. We discussed the implementation of economic and civil measures, and … Read more