Month: August 2019

Plusieurs personnalités à la levée du corps de la 4e vice-présidente du CESE

Dakar, 31 août (APS) – Plusieurs personnalités politiques dont la présidente du Conseil économique, social et environnemental, Aminata Touré, la ministre de la Femme, du Genre et de la Protection des enfants, Ndèye Sali Diop, ainsi que plusieurs officiels, ont pris part samedi, à l'hôpital principal de Dakar, à la cérémonie de levée du corps de la 4ème vice-présidente du CESE, Marième Hane.


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DJ Arafat: Fans of Ivorian artist ‘open coffin’ during funeral unrest

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Chaotic scenes broke out after thousands gathered at a stadium funeral concert (pictured)

Some fans of late musician DJ Arafat appear to have opened his coffin during unrest at the artist's funeral in the Ivory Coast capital of Abidjan.
The 33-year-old DJ, whose real name was Ange Didier Huon, died in a motorcycle accident earlier this month.
Video on social media appear to show fans opening his coffin and undressing the late musician body to check for tattoos and identify him.
The chaotic scenes came hours after thousands gathered to pay tribute.
Country profileA large stadium concert was held overnight in his honour before the musician was laid to rest on Saturday.

Police resorted to using tear gas to try disperse those who had gathered at a private family ceremony being held locally.
“We wanted to see the body of our idol before the tomb was sealed,” one unnamed fan told AFP news agency.

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