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Chad authorities must guarantee fair trial rights for the detained relatives of opposition leader Yaya Dillo Djerou, killed during an assault on the headquarters of the Socialist Party without Borders headquarters in February, Amnesty International urged on Tuesday. The 26 relatives have been detained incommunicado since the military assault which led to their arrest. Chad authorities are [...]

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The Prime Minister of Senegal, Ousmane Sonko, announced the possibility of closing French military bases in the West African nation. The address also discussed LGBTQ rights and the practice of monogamy. During his speech at the Cheikh Anta Diop University in Dakar, Sonko expressed his concerns about France’s military presence in Senegal and other countries. [...]

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The United Nations sexual and reproductive health agency, UN Population Fund Agency (UNFPA), released a statement on Sunday in celebration of the International Day of the Midwife. It reported the risks related to a global shortage of around one million midwives. The agency highlighted the essential role midwives play, mainly during humanitarian disasters, in preventing [...]

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The UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) said on Tuesday over 8.5 million Sudanese have been forced to flee their homes in Sudan since April 2023, when the internal armed conflict began. Among the displaced, 1.8 million fled across the border to South Sudan, Chad, Central African Republic, Egypt, Ethiopia and Uganda. The internal armed [...]

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Kenya and Haiti signed a security deal on Friday which will see Kenya deploy 1,00 police officers to Haiti, a country which has increasingly fallen victim to gang violence, to help restore order. Haitian Prime Minister Ariel Henry thanked President William Ruto and the people of Kenya for their commitment to Haitian security. Ruto pledged [...]

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The Chadian public prosecutor confirmed the death of opposition leader Yaya Dillo on Thursday at the High Court of N’Djamena, according to local news outlet Al Wihda. Dillo served as the president of the Socialist Party Without Borders (PSF), the main opposition party in Chad. His death comes amidst social unrest surrounding Chad’s upcoming presidential [...]

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