Clashes in Somalia over president’s stay in power
01 May 2021 | 10:39 am
Mutinous Somali soldiers hold parts of Mogadishu a day after three were killed in fatal clashes with government troops. The opposition fighters are against the extension of President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed's mandate. And in Ivory Coast, health centres are struggling to convince people to get vaccinated, the suspicion many African communities harbour over the shots are even leading some countries to have to destroy out-of-date Covid-19 vaccine doses. And South Africa's “My Octopus Teacher” wins best documentary at the Oscars.
Recep Tayyip Erdogan has been facing growing criticism over his response to his country's earthquake disaster. It comes at a time when he's gearing up for a re-election campaign, but now doubts are being cast on whether the vote will take place in May as expected.
In one of the biggest protests against President Kais Saied the UGTT labor union urged him to accept "dialogue." The union also slammed the president's "violent discourse."
Bola Ahmed Tinubu, winner of Nigeria's presidential election, will have to face countless issues in Nigeria. On the list: the economy, insecurity and a young, hopeless generation leaving the country. But how will he manage?
Pedro Castillo's ouster has led to violent anti-government demonstrations across Peru. The ruling could inflame protests, with Castillo's supporters urging his release and the resignation of his successor, Dina Boluarte.
Xi Jinping, China's most powerful leader since Mao Zedong, could be on track to remain in power for life.
FIFA President Gianni Infantino, who stands unopposed, should be elected for another four-year term at FIFA's 73rd congress in Rwanda on Thursday.
Foreign Minister Nabil Ammar has told DW that as a "welcoming country," Tunisia is surprised by the "overexaggerated and unfair" international reactions to a recent speech by President Kais Saied. Some of the president's remarks about sub-Saharan migrants have been widely criticized as inflammatory.
FRANCE 24 spoke to the former head of Saudi intelligence, Turki al-Faisal, following the announcement that Iran and Saudi Arabia have agreed to reestablish diplomatic relations.
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The president-elect, Bola Tinubu has cast his vote in his polling unit at Alausa in Ikeja, Lagos state.
The two traditional rivals agreed to normalize relations in a March 10 deal brokered by China. Iran's international outreach to its regional rival comes amid major domestic unrest.
U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris arrived at Kotoka International Airport in Ghana on Sunday, the first stop of a three-nation tour of Africa. The visit is part of a diplomatic push by the Biden administration to deepen ties with the continent amid competition from China and Russia.
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