Italy: Moroccan woman reported missing for a week
In Stanghella and Polesine, two municipalities in the Veneto region of northeastern Italy, local authorities, residents and relatives have been searching for Samira El Attar for several days. The 43-year-old mother of a child has been missing since last Monday.
On Saturday, the media La voce di Rovigo reported that the woman’s disappearance occurred on Monday after taking her child to school and seeing an acquaintance. « No more news from the 43-year-old Moroccan living in Stanghella, perfectly integrated and who would have no reason, assure those who know her well, to move away from her family, her husband and her baby, » says The media.
On Friday, the riflemen, alerted since last Tuesday by the husband of the Moroccan, have used detection dogs to help them find this mother. The media also reports fears, even though his phone would have stopped working since the day he disappeared.
A man from Algeria was arrested in France. Armed with kitchen knives in «
big blade « , the man was heading towards the station of Grenoble, while making himself
On the morning of Sunday 27 October, a 19-year-old man was arrested in front of the train station
from Grenoble. He may have been a threat because he had two knives in his possession.
cuisine with « big blade », indicates the floor of Grenoble. He began to shout « Allah Akbar » too.
The suspect walked the streets, shirtless, knives on his hands. It was then that the Anti-Crime Brigade (BAC) intervened while the young man was at the threshold of the station. This last
resisted by refraining from releasing his knives. He even went so far as to threaten one of the policemen.
The public prosecutor reveals that the individual was born in 2000 in Algeria, but resides in
Grenoble. The investigation continues to know the real motivations of the man. If no injuries
is no regrettable, no track is also to be dismissed by the investigators who seem to have favored the
The head of the Islamic State Jihadist organization Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is dead.
The most wanted man on the planet whose head was priced by
Washington, reportedly lost its life in Syria during an incursion of US troops.
This Sunday, October 27, 2019 in the morning, the US President, Donald Trump, announced that he would
a very important statement. CNN and ABC television stations reported that the ad
of the President could be the death of the jihadist leader; comments that will not be conrmed
by the White House.
It will only be a few hours later that President Donald Trump will conrmate death
Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, death during an incursion of US troops into Syria. The
DNA tests confirmed that he was indeed the leader of Daesh. And as the rumors
also claimed, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi blew himself up with a stuffed jacket
explosives; facts confirmed by the President of the United States, Donald Trump.
48-year-old Iraqi Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi has managed to realize the alliance between jihadists
convinced from around the world and former soldiers of the army of Saddam Hussein. His name has
even cited in the attacks that struck France in November 2015. The United States had
put a staggering $ 25 million for the capture of this formidable terrorist.
In Africa, terrorist groups had pledged allegiance to the Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi structure.
This is the case of the terrorist group Boko Haram, based in Nigeria and led by the fierce Abubakar
Shekau. Which group spread its tentacles by striking in Chad, Niger, among others. Since
the beginning of the insurrecti
Senegal: Sunday macabre for the MFDC
The Secretary General MFDC (Movement of Democratic Forces of Casamance),
Abdou Elinkine Diatta, was killed during a shooting in the south of
The Movement of Democratic Forces of Casamance (MFDC) is in mourning, with the death of Abdou
Elinkine Diatta, who had proclaimed himself Secretary General of the Movement. The macabre facts have
took place this Sunday, October 27, 2019 morning, in Moulomp, in Casamance (southern Senegal), during
of a traditional ceremony. According to early testimony, heavily armed men
suddenly came down from Jakarta motorcycles to surprise the audience, who did nally
than to note the sinister damage.
In fact, the attackers fired point-blank at Abdou Elinkine
Diatta. Evacuated urgently to the hospital, he died from his injuries. According to the same
testimony, he is not the only victim of the indiscriminate shots fired by the attackers. In fact,
a certain Old Diatta also died while two other serious wounded were
recorded following this murderous assault.
Morocco, Algeria, …: Lampedusa, Africa is throwing
still in the water
There are no less than 45 migrants, all from Africa, who have been saved by
the Spanish NGO Proactiva Open Arms, south of Lampedusa, Italy.
At least 45 migrants were rescued by the Spanish NGO Proactiva Open Arms, which made
the announcement this Sunday, October 27, 2019, says Yabiladi, adding that the rescue took place in the south
of Lampedusa, Italy. According to the media La Repubblica, they were aboard a boat of
fortune, including a wooden boat, whose engine was damaged. Nationalities of
survivors are varied, and there are people from Eritrea, Somalia,
Egypt, Morocco, Guinea, Libya and Algeria. Also note the presence of two
women, one of whom is pregnant.
The Maltese and Spanish authorities both disclaim any responsibility towards the
rescued migrants. Reason why migrants from Zwara (Libya) are still on board
from the NGO boat that is desperately trying to find a base for these migrants.
Lampedusa refers to old memories, especially a drama occurred in the night of 2 to 3
October 2013. What happened that night? Flashback.
On this macabre day, 90 corpses, including those of women and children, were found. The worst was
feared because the ship was carrying between 400 and 500 migrants. For hours, the number of victims
continued to grow. Only 151 survivors, rescued by coastguard rescuers and
fishing boats, had been brought back to shore. The bodies of migrants, originating from
of the Horn of Africa, were subsequently deposited
ECOWAS 15 West African states want a single currency in 2020
Benin, Burkina Faso, Cape Verde, Côte-d’Ivoire, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone and Togo, ECOWAS members, want to replace the franc CFA and seven national currencies by a single currency.
A project discussed for many years, but which met with some reluctance, including Nigeria, heavyweight zone.
Jeune Afrique magazine revealed the name of this future common currency: it will be the ECO. A name decided at the end of the interministerial committee of finance ministers and governors of central banks of the 15 countries concerned, held on June 17 and 18 in Abidjan.
According to Jeune Afrique, « the future central bank of the single currency of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), expected in 2020, should be based on a federal model, and the exchange rate regime of the future common currency should be flexible. «
Next important date in the implementation of eco: the meeting of heads of state of ECOWAS, June 29 in Abuja, capital of Nigeria. They will study the conclusions of the interministerial report drafted by the committee, and will decide on the timetable for implementing this single currency.
Mozambique: Filipe Nyusi reappears for a second term with 73% of the vote
The Mozambicans have decided to renew Filipe Nyusi at the head of Mozambique.
At the end of the presidential election, the outgoing president totals 73% of the vote, according to the results released Sunday by the president of the National Electoral Commission (CNE).
Filipe Nyusi’s score is well above that of opponent Ossufo Momade. The candidate of the main opposition party and former Renamo guerrilla movement is reaping only 21.88% of the vote at the end of the elections deemed crucial for the maintenance of peace.
Nigeria: more than 385 closed « illegal » pharmacies
In Benue State, central Nigeria, 387 pharmacies were closed by the order of pharmacists. The fault is their non-compliance with the regulations in force in the country.
No more recess for these 387 Benue pharmacies. The Council of Pharmacists of Nigeria (PCN), the order of pharmacists on mission in this central state decided to close these pharmacies.
According to the NCP, it is the harvesting of an inspection mission carried out with the aim of cleaning up the sector.
« At the end of the year, a total of 556 institutions were visited and 387 were closed, » said Anthonia Aruya, head of the NCP. It was during a lively press conference in the nearby town of Makurdi.
Steps being taken to eradicate the growing trade in fake medicines in Africa. Recent studies by the World Health Organization (WHO) indicate that 42% of « lower » pharmaceutical products come from Africa south of the Sahara.
« Our initiative was aimed at streamlining the drug distribution value chain to promote the delivery of safe, effective and quality medicines distributed in registered and currently licensed premises, » said Aruya.
She asked the population to ensure the compliance of a pharmaceutical standards before buying products.
It remains to be seen whether these initiatives will be sustainable in a country that is also sick of corruption (36th in the continent and 148th in the world according to Transparency International).