September 20, 2021

Ten years after independence, South Sudan’s dashed hopes

Also on the program of the Journal of Africa:

‘From the next few weeks’, France will begin to reconfigure its military engagement in the Sahel, announced Emmanuel Macron, specifying that several military bases would close in Mali before the end of the year, following discussions with the leaders. of the G5 Sahel.

Military cooperation is taking place between Mozambique and Rwanda. Faced with the breakthrough of the jihadists, Kigali will send a thousand men to the Mozambican province of Cabo Delgado. We take stock with our correspondent in the Caroline Dumay region.

The mainland, finally for the passengers of the Ocean Viking. The ship has received permission to dock in Sicily, at the port of Augusta. On board, 572 people who had been rescued in six separate operations off Malta and Libya. Our correspondent Emmanuelle Chaze was on board the rescue ship of the NGO SOS Méditerranée in April and May.

Senegal is embarking on the production of vaccine against Covid-19. They will be produced by the Institut Pasteur in Dakar. It will be one of the very first production units of the Arn Messagers type vaccine in Africa. The country aims to be autonomous in the manufacture of vaccine. The first doses are expected in the first quarter of 2022. Correspondence in Dakar from Elimane Ndao.

In Côte d’Ivoire, the vaccination campaign is getting a new lease of life. New doses, that of the laboratory Pfizer / BioNtech, arrived a few weeks ago. The authorities have also reviewed the deployment of vaccination centers and are betting on the fight against fake news. A strategy that seems to be paying off. Report by Hannane Ferdjani and Samuel Bernard.