US News The judge orders the release of Senegalese opponent Ousmane Sonko under judicial supervision
Corruption in Togo: Bolloré pleads guilty but should not avoid the correctional
© Eric Piermont Vincent Bolloré in December 2018, in Paris. Bolloré at the helm? Stupor and trembling in the media-financial microcosm: one of France's most powerful businessmen may be held to account in a criminal court. Judge Isabelle Prévost-Desprez, of the Paris judicial court, in fact considered this Friday "necessary" a trial for facts including corruption in Togo accused Vincent Bolloré.
The decision was awaited. The main Senegalese opponent, Ousmane Sonko, whose arrest caused, was indicted on Monday, March 8 in the rape case of which a young woman accuses him, but the judge ordered him to be arrested. release under judicial review, his lawyers said.
"He's going home. He is free, "said one of his advisers, Me Étienne Ddione, after his client was introduced to the judge. After several days of unrest,deaths, the outcome of this presentation was seen as an important factor for the course of events, depending on whether or not the judge decides to put Ousmane Sonko in jail. Third in the Senegalese presidential election of 2019, he is expected to be one of the main competitors of that of 2024.
Industry with strong increase in orders
German industry started the year with a surprisingly significant increase in orders. Support came mainly from abroad. © Carmen Jaspersen / dpa An employee works at the VW plant in Emden on the body of a VW. In January the manufacturing industry received 1.4 percent more orders than in the previous month, announced the Federal Statistical Office in Wiesbaden. Analysts had expected growth, but only by 0.5 percent on average. In December, orders had fallen by 2.2 percent.
His recent arrest had triggered, in the capital Dakar and throughout the country, clashes between young people and the police, looting and looting. Yet the country is renowned for being an island of stability in West Africa.What next?
There is complete uncertainty about the consequences of the release of Ousmane Sonko. The largely spontaneous protests were certainly about this liberation. But the president is under pressure from all sides to meet other aspirations: those of a population affected by the effects of the pandemic and of a large youth in need of jobs and prospects.
It should also be noted that the Movement for the Defense of Democracy (M2D), bringing together several opposition parties, including that of Ousmane Sonko, had asked to demonstrate during three days from this Monday.
Toulouse: Under judicial supervision for domestic violence, he made 400 phone calls to his ex in a month .
He had been banned from approaching his ex-partner for a month © Bryan Santos / Pixabay A man with his cell phone (drawing). HARASSMENT - He had been banned from approaching his ex-partner for a month A month ago, a 24-year-old young man was brought to justice in Toulouse for domestic violence . Placed under judicial supervision, he was prohibited from approaching his ex-girlfriend. But this violent spouse decided to override this judicial decision.