In South Africa, the commission of inquiry into the “state capture” unveils its first results

To not miss anything on African news, subscribe to the newsletter of World Africa from this link. Every Saturday at 6 a.m., find a week of current events and debates treated by the editorial staff of World Africa. Judge Raymond Zondo, in Johannesburg, in August 2018. SIPHIWE SIBEKO / REUTERS It is a world where … Read more

In the United States, the obstacle course of the parliamentary inquiry into the January 6 insurgency on Capitol Hill

Republican elected Liz Cheney, at the first hearing of the commission to investigate the attack on the Capitol, in Washington, July 27, 2021. OLIVIER DOULIERY / AFP Despite the brakes and poisonings, the truth continues to emerge about the day when American democracy trembled on its foundations. The House of Representatives committee, responsible for the … Read more

an open parliamentary inquiry against the Ecuadorian president

Ecuadorian President Guillermo Lasso, October 4, 2021, in Quito. RODRIGO BUENDIA / AFP The National Assembly of Ecuador approved, Sunday, October 10, the opening of an investigation against President Guillermo Lasso, suspected of having kept money in tax havens, following the revelations of the “Pandora Papers », The survey published on October 3 by 150 … Read more

Storage of nuclear waste in Bure: a contested public inquiry

Two activists are preparing to hang a banner on the facade of the Maison de la Résistance, in Bure (Meuse), in May 2020. MATHIEU CUGNOT FOR “THE WORLD” Anti-nuclear activists gathered in front of the town hall of the village of Montiers-sur-Saulx (Meuse) evacuated by gendarmes and investigating commissioners who rejoin their permanence between two … Read more

the emotion of the police officers during the first day of the commission of inquiry into the assault on the Capitol

Police attempt to dislodge protesters with tear gas on Jan.6, 2021, at Capitol Hill in Washington. STEPHANIE KEITH / REUTERS Their voice broke several times. Before the House of Representatives committee of inquiry into the January 6 riot on Capitol Hill, which met on July 27 in Washington, the four police officers called to testify … Read more

Sporting celebrations. Council of Ministers to review decree-law on right to demonstrate

Referring to the “so-called demonstration called for the stadium area” of Alvalade, the Minister of Internal Administration stated that “we are facing the manifestly abusive use of the figure of the right to demonstrate”. In a press conference, Eduardo Cabrita stated that this abusive use had “nothing to do” with the framework in which “the … Read more

Activists. Public Prosecutor’s Office opens inquiry to send data to Russian embassy

RTP also found that the internal audit carried out by the Lisbon City Council, chaired by Fernando Medina, was added to the process now opened by the MP. The case is under investigation at the Department of Investigation and Criminal Action of Lisbon. At the beginning of June it was made public that the municipality … Read more