Moqtada al-Sadr, the opportunist who wants to break the system

In 2006, American Magazine Newsweek One like it feature “Iraq’s Most Dangerous Man”. At the time, Moqtada al-Sadr led an armed “resistance” against the American occupation led by his powerful militia, the Mahdi Army. Sixteen years later, the Shiite leader’s vision is still as strong, his beard has turned white and he has changed his … Read more

As part of its Marshall Pandemic Preparedness Plan, the White House wants to have a next-generation vaccine where Coca-Cola can go.

On Tuesday July 26, the White House hosted a summit on the future of vaccines that brought together scientists, members of the administration and pharmaceutical industry representatives. The American administration is pushing hard to help its industry develop a new generation of vaccines, mucosal or broad-spectrum vaccines. As part of its Marshall Pandemic Response Plan, … Read more

Erdogan’s alarming ‘Turkification’ project in northern Syria

Amid the vast ocher and rocky expanses of northeastern Syria near the town of al-Bab, small innocent buildings pierced with black side windows seem to rise from the ground. There, convoys of displaced Syrians from Turkey unload the new residents of this residential complex built for Turkish funds. It is part of 250,000 homes that … Read more

In Senegal, legislative elections are crucial for the future of Mackie Sal

President Mackie, elected in 2012 and re-elected in 2019, can count on parliament to amend the constitution and legitimize his candidacy if his coalition wins a 165-seat majority in the National Assembly, following the July 31 legislative elections. For the third term. nowadays, “The term of office of the President of the Republic is five … Read more

In Iraqi Kurdistan, Turkish bombings provoke anger in Baghdad

On the tarmac of Erbil airport, nine coffins are wrapped in black cloth. In silence, Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) President Nechirvan Barzani and Iraqi Foreign Minister Fuad Hussein carried a small chest, containing the body of one-year-old Zahra, aboard a military cargo ship bound for Baghdad. . He was the youngest victim of a deadly … Read more

Italy loses Mario Draghi, Europe holds its breath

Should Europe once again prepare to move on without its Italian “legs”? The window of opportunity that opened a year and a half ago with the arrival of a unified, reassuring Mario Draghi, a head of government capable of reconnecting a country with communal courage, has barely closed with his resignation. In European networks like … Read more

Space tourism: A year ago, Richard Branson successfully launched the first shuttle. Who has done what since then?

Richard Branson speaks after flying into space aboard the Virgin Galactic spacecraft, a journey he described as the “experience of a lifetime” on July 11, 2021. ©Patrick T. Fallon/AFP Millionaire Contest Richard Branson with his company Virgin Galactic successfully launched the first commercial shuttle into space last year. With the projects of Jeff Bezos and … Read more

Social health care actors build on their abilities

The first training session on Social Security in Health began this Wednesday, July 13, 2022 Ouagadougou and will end on July 15, 2022. It will equip key actors involved in the design of policies and strategies for social protection of health. What will happen after this ad The General Directorate of Social Protection, in collaboration … Read more

“And if we can finally rest the soul of Thomas Sankara in peace!” (Tiécoura Fofana)

This is an article by Tychora Fofana, a journalist with Le Dosier on the national situation. And if we can finally rest the soul of Thomas Shankar in peace! What will happen after this ad There are some things that are so normal that it is painful to give them time. But when common sense … Read more

Selling bricks, a business that feeds many

As you know, Burkina Faso has experienced the high point of its urbanization in recent decades, building infrastructure here, building big buildings there. This parameter would be a nightmare without engineers, architects and masons. Today another business has joined this big family, and that is selling bricks. This work involves making bricks and then buying … Read more