Floods in Canada: thousands evacuated in the west

Posted at 11:59 a.m. yesterday, updated at 3:02 p.m. yesterday In images, in picturesHeavy rains and landslides resulted in the death of a woman. Research continues. Torrential rains, landslides and flooding that have hit British Columbia in western Canada in recent days have left at least one dead and thousands of evacuees, local authorities said … Read more

Floods in Canada: state of emergency and dispatch of the army to reinforce the west of the country

A tractor drives along a flooded western Canadian road in Abbotsford, British Columbia, November 17, 2021. JENNIFER GAUTHIER / REUTERS John Horgan, the premier of British Columbia in western Canada, declared a state of emergency on Wednesday, November 17, after torrential rains on Sunday and Monday caused landslides and flooding, killing at least one person. … Read more

Wave, the blue tornado that is making its mark in mobile payment in West Africa

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. The logo of the American start-up. WAVE In the war between mobile payment operators in Africa, color … Read more

Serious concern in the West over the state of health of an imprisoned Chinese journalist

Hong Kong pro-democracy activists demonstrate in support of jailed journalist Zhang Zhan on December 28, 2020. KIN CHEUNG / AP While some evoke a virtual meeting between Chinese President Xi Jinping and his American counterpart, Joe Biden, before November 25, the detention of Zhang Zhan, a Chinese journalist whose life is said to be in … Read more

“Africa has also had its feminisms and it does not owe it to the West”

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. Cover of the book “African Feminisms”, by Rama Salla Dieng (éd. Présence Africaine, 2021). DR What does … Read more

Belgian clubs in Europe: Ghent shares with Partizan Belgrade (1-1), Genk tied against West Ham (2-2), Antwerp knocked out by Fenerbahçe (0-3)

La Gantoise remains at the top of group B after its division The Gantoise has not yet managed to secure its qualification for the knockout stages of the Conference League football, Thursday early evening. To do so, they had to beat Partizan Belgrade in a match counting for Matchday 4 of the group stage. The … Read more

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