Journal of Africa - Presidential election in Tunisia, 26 candidates selected on the preliminary list
On the menu of Africa's newspaper, 26 candidates approved for the anticipated presidential election in Tunisia. The early election will take place on September 15th. The ISIE Election Authority has unveiled the first list of approved candidates. 71 files were rejected. For the moment it is a preliminary examination of the files. Appeals can be filed within 48 hours before the administrative court.
In South Africa, the government has deployed some 1,300 soldiers to reinforce the police in an attempt to stem violence in the suburbs of Cape Town. Last weekend, 47 murders were recorded.
In Burkina Faso, a gold mine owned by a Turkish company was attacked late last week. Liselotte Mas, journalist at the editorial staff of Observateurs de France 24, investigated this accident.