Ikoyi, an upscale suburb of the megacity Lagos, Nigeria. Beyond the lagoon is Victoria Island, and beyond that is the new city under construction called Eko Atlantic City, right on the Atlantic Ocean.- Reginald Bassey, CC BY-SA 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons

Ikoyi, an upscale suburb of the megacity Lagos, Nigeria. Beyond the lagoon is Victoria Island, and beyond that is the new city under construction called Eko Atlantic City, right on the Atlantic Ocean.- Reginald Bassey, CC BY-SA 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons

Africa, a continent to conquer

Struck by the global pandemic, the African economy saw its GDP decline by 2.1% in 2020. However, the post-Covid recovery offers good prospects, particularly in construction and real estate.

The Gila monster, a North American lizard whose venom component can treat diabetes (Piaxabay)

The Gila monster, a North American lizard whose venom component can treat diabetes (Piaxabay)

These venomous animals that wish us well

The venom of snakes, scorpions, sea anemones, marine cones, hymenopteran insects (bees, hornets, etc.), amphibians (frogs), etc. contains a treasure trove of molecules with therapeutic potential. Jean-Marc Sabatier, director of research at the CNRS at the Institute of Neuro-Physiopathology (INP) of the University of Aix-Marseille, has made this his specialty.

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police control (DR)

Al Qaeda calls for the murder of French police officers

Under the headline “Police officers have a price on their heads”, the Union of Police Officers (UDO) Unsa informs its members that the terrorist organization incites Jihadists to kill police officers for a sum of 60.000 €. On the same day, photos of police officers and their families were posted in the halls of buildings in three municipalities of the 93.