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Mali: The authorities protest after the overview of a French military aircraft

 Mali: The authorities protest after the overview of a French military aircraft © RFI / Olivier FOUT An airplane from the French Operation Barkhane in Mali. (Illustration Image) The Cédéao has closed its borders with Mali as part of the sanctions of the regional institution to force Bamako to quickly organize elections. Mali responded by doing the same. But do these closures are also worth foreign military aircraft? The Malian government issued a protest after a big carrier of the French army cut off his radio to cross the Malian border and go to Gao.

L'économiste malien Etienne Fakaba Sissoko a été arrêté dimanche 16 janvier 2022 pour « discrimination » et « faux et usage de faux diplômes universitaires ». © RFI Mandekan The Malian economist Etienne Fakaba Sissoko was arrested on Sunday, January 16, 2022 for "discrimination" and "false and use of false university degrees".

The arrest of Etienne Fakaba Sissoko continues to arouse emotion and reactions. Economist at the Center for Research, Political, Economic and Social Analysis of Mali (Crapes), Etienne Fakaba Sissoko has been in prison since Sunday night. Prosecuted in two cases, his interpellation worries, particularly because of the context in which it occurs.

Etienne Fakaba Sissoko is pursued by Malian justice in two cases: the first concerns words encouraging "ethnic or religious discrimination" - in particular lamented on social networks the holding of national sitting on Christmas Day- The second concerns a university degree that he is suspected of having falsified. But this arrest occurs in a particular context. The economist had extensively responded to the solicitations of the media who questioned him about the consequences of the sanctions of Cédéao for Mali.

Burkina Faso: Four French soldiers of the Barkhan Force injured

 Burkina Faso: Four French soldiers of the Barkhan Force injured The soldiers were injured after the passage of their vehicle on an explosive gear in the north of the country.

The Collective of Defense of Democratic Acquisites (CodeF-AD) has been established in recent weeks, it brings together political parties and worried associations of threats that are currently weighing on the freedom of expression and opinion in Mali .

Dora Diarra is a head of the SADI political party, whose President Oumar Mariko is precisely targeted by a judicial procedure for remarks against the Prime Minister of Transition Choguel Maïga. He alerts the situation in the country.

"In recent times in Mali, there is a democratic decline. It did not start with Etienne Fakaba Sissoko. Campaigns against political parties, denigration, blockages of political parties funds, the blockages of the subsidy to the press. Finally, we arrived at the judicialization of the political debate, all those who do not applaud the transition are vilified on social networks or arrested by justice, "says Dora Diarra, which is also one of C-C-C-CFIA.

The supporters of Saint-Étienne deprived of trips until the end of the season

 The supporters of Saint-Étienne deprived of trips until the end of the season © supplied by Sofoot Lyonnais and Stéphanois finally have something in common. Following the incidents that occurred at Bram Sports Park during the confrontation between South Jura and Saint-Étienne in early January, the FFF decided on this Thursday by pronouncing heavy sanctions against the Greens. They will no longer have the opportunity to support their supporters outside, deprived of travel until the end of Exercise 2021-2022.

"In the case of Etienne Fakaba Sissoko, the floor spoke of false diplomas and incentive to hatred between ethnic and religious groups. False diplomas, I do not know but it is not now that Etienne Fakaba Sissoko started to introduce himself as a doctor. People had been thrown from the public service because of false diplomas and are not arrested. In addition to this, since the sanction delivered by Cédéao, Etienne Fakaba Sissoko began alerting the Malian people, saying it's difficult, that we can not support. And that it is challenged at that time, it concerns us. A job against freedom of expression is underway in our country. What are the true motivations for which Etienne Fakaba Sissoko has been arrested? »

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The head of the European diplomacy asks for the return to constitutional order in Burkina Faso .
© Reuters - Johanna Geron the head of the European diplomacy warned Wednesday, January 26 that "if the constitutional order is not restored" This would have "immediate consequences on our partnership with the country". No plenary session Finally, Wednesday, January 26, in Brussels between the Foreign Ministers of the G5 Sahel countries and the European Union because of the coup d'etat in Burkina Faso. But the ministers present spoke with the leader of the European diplomacy, Josep Borrell.

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