Tunisia’s Saied sacks 57 judges accused of corruption
03 June 2022 | 12:32 pm
Tunisian President Kais Saied sacks 57 judges accused of corruption. He has also passed a new law strengthening his grip on the judiciary. Also, at least 10 African countries have major displacement crises. The Norwegian Refugee Council, an NGO, is sounding the alarm in its annual report. Finally, Vladimir Putin will host Senegalese President Macky Sall at his Black Sea residence in Sochi this Friday. Sall currently chairs the African Union
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