27.1.2021 05:08 pm
The political scene in sub-Saharan Africa’s biggest country has been roiled by a months-long struggle between Tshisekedi and Kabila supporters.
Parliament in the Democratic Republic of Congo on Wednesday began to debate a motion calling for the resignation of the government, a key step in President Felix Tshisekedi's bid to sideline supporters of his powerful predecessor.
Implementing the agreement is viewed by many as one of the few escape routes from the Mali’s cycle of violence.
The incident is the latest linked to a political crisis in the semi-autonomous Jubaland region of Somalia which has strained diplomatic relations between the East African countries.
The DRC has recorded 21,597 cases of coronavirus, of which 647 have been fatalities, according to the latest figures, published on Friday.
Thousands have died in the Tigray conflict though a communications blackout and media and humanitarian access restrictions have made it difficult to assess the situation on the ground.
Museveni won 58.6 percent of the vote, with Wine runner-up with 34.8 percent, according to the electoral commission, which put turnout at 57.2 percent.
Libya has been wracked by violence since a NATO-backed uprising toppled and killed longtime dictator Moamer Kadhafi in 2011.
The Committee to Protect Journalists last month identified Ethiopia as a top jailor of reporters, saying at least seven media workers were behind bars.
A total of 21 African countries have so far recorded death rates higher than 2.2 percent.
France, Mali’s former colonial ruler, first intervened in the country in 2013 to help drive back jihadist forces advancing on Bamako.
After pledging allegiance to the Islamic State group in 2019, the jihadists escalated attacks, sometimes carrying out beheadings and abducting women and children.
According to presidential spokesperson George Charamba, Moyo died at a hospital from Covid-19 complications on Wednesday morning.
Burying loved ones abroad or in a city far from their rural home is considered undignified.
Thirteen of Touadera’s 16 electoral rivals had filed a suit to the Constitutional Court over the provisional results.
A recent surge in cases has mainly affected the capital, which represents 61 percent of all infections reported in January, health ministry statistics show.