Day: September 20, 2019

Politiques publiques, communication gouvernementale : les nouvelles orientations du président Sall

Dakar, 20 sept (APS) – Le président de la République Macky Sall a fait part vendredi de sa volonté de faire cap sur l'industrialisation et la production de biens et services, une perspective qu'il compte adosser sur une nouvelle communication plus proactive et mieux organisée autour des institutions nationales et des grands axes de sa politique.


Politique

Egyptians protest against President Fattah al-Sisi

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Reuters

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Hundreds of protesters filled Tahrir Square, a key site in Egypt's 2011 revolution

Tear gas been fired to disperse protesters in Egypt, at some of the first demonstrations since President Abdul Fattah al-Sisi took power in 2014.
Hundreds of Egyptians filled Tahrir Square in Cairo – a key site of the 2011 Egyptian Revolution – demanding his resignation.
Demonstrations also reportedly took place elsewhere around the country.
There have been some arrests, but other people remain on the streets.

Paying the price for seeking freedom in Egypt
Egypt country profile
The protests are in response to corruption allegations against President Sisi's government.

An Egyptian businessman and actor, Mohamed Ali, has posted a series of videos online accusing the leader of wasting millions on luxury residences and hotels while millions of Egyptians live in poverty. Egypt has pursued a policy of economic austerity in recent years.
President Sisi h..

Man who could be Zimbabwe’s first Catholic saint

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The John Bradburne Memorial Society

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John Bradburne cared for people living with leprosy in then-Rhodesia, refusing to leave them as a civil war raged

“You're not safe here, John. You are going to be killed”. The bearded lay missionary with long, straggly hair stopped playing his flute for a moment and then shrugging off the thought, resumed.
A few days later, on 5 September 1979, John Bradburne would be dead. Abducted from his small hut in Mutemwa, north-east Zimbabwe, tortured and shot in the back – accused of being an informer.
The warning had been delivered by Catholic priest Fidelis Mukonori, his friend and driver, as they wound their way through the dusty roads to Mutemwa's leper colony.
The war of independence was encroaching on the settlement. And the Rhodesian forces had withdrawn from the area.
“The [liberation war] guerrillas would never have killed him,” Father Mukonori tells the BBC. He believes it was the work of Rhodesian spe..