Gold laundering in the Tnr desert: Gold fever in the Djado valley despite isolation and security risks

Gold laundering in the Tnr desert: Gold fever in the Djado valley despite isolation and security risks

In the context of worrying economic and security situations in Kawar (Agadez region), an unexpected new activity suddenly appeared in early 2014 in this northern Niger: gold panning after the discovery of a first site in the Djado Valley. A few months later, another place, the Tchibarakaten, was put into operation, about thirty km from … Read more

The Battle of Bir Hakeim “Increased Allied Confidence in Free France”

The Battle of Bir Hakeim “Increased Allied Confidence in Free France”

With World War II already raging for two and a half years, the forces of the United Kingdom, Commonwealth and Free France fought heroically from May 27 to June 11, 1942 in Bir Hakeim, an oasis in the middle of the Libyan desert. Although this battle was technically a defeat, the two weeks of fighting … Read more

Gold fever in the Djado Valley despite its isolation and security risks – Le Sahel

Gold fever in the Djado Valley despite its isolation and security risks – Le Sahel

Sharing is caring! In the context of worrying economic and security conditions in Kawar (Agadez region), an unexpected new activity suddenly appeared in early 2014 in this northern Niger: gold panning after the discovery of a first site in the Djado Valley. A few months later, another place, the Tchibarakaten, was put into operation, about … Read more

End clap for Ellen DeGeneres’ groundbreaking show, but tainted by controversy

End clap for Ellen DeGeneres’ groundbreaking show, but tainted by controversy

Los Angeles (AFP) – For nearly two decades, “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” and its blatantly lesbian host have graced American homes, shattering stereotypes while charming viewers with a clever mix of entertainment and celebrity interviews. But after more than 3,000 episodes, the talk show, which had managed to compete with Oprah Winfrey, ended on Thursday … Read more

Firstly, a Maghreb coordination for the application of the Autonomy Plan in the Moroccan Sahara

Firstly, a Maghreb coordination for the application of the Autonomy Plan in the Moroccan Sahara

haveHAVE They came, they were all there. They are former ministers, recognized journalists, great intellectuals, social activists. Moroccans, Algerians, Tunisians, Libyans … From different horizons and of different origins, they have in common to be proud children and ardent defenders of an idea that is more and more distant: the idea of ​​a united Maghreb. … Read more

Firstly, a Maghreb coordination for the application of the Autonomy Plan in the Moroccan Sahara

Firstly, a Maghreb coordination for the application of the Autonomy Plan in the Moroccan Sahara

Libyans, Tunisians and even Algerians … Many North African politicians, intellectuals and associative actors have joined forces to create coordination for the application of the Sahara Autonomy Plan. An event held in Laayoune where one of the “stars” was the famous Algerian journalist and columnist Hichem Abboud. It testifies. They came, they were all there. … Read more