Ouagadougou: An individual under arrest after the murder of a soldier (Updated)More than 140 workshops and scientific events scheduled for March at Tunis Science City

Ouagadougou: An individual was taken into police custody after the murder of a soldier near Tampouy, the AIB learned on Sunday. A sergeant was killed on the night of Friday February 23 to Saturday February 24, 2024 by a gun, near a drinking establishment in Tampouy in district no. 3 of Ouagadougou. According to sources close to the gendarmerie, the alleged perpetrator of the homicide was arrested yesterday Saturday around 4 p.m. in possession of the incriminated weapon. The suspect currently in police custody will be presented to the judicial authorities at the end of the investigations, specify the same sources. Burkina Faso Information Agency NB: This is a soldier killed and not a gendarme as previously written. Our apologies to all. The Tunis Science City (CST) is organising more than 140 workshops and scientific events for the general public, especially schoolchildren, during the month of March. In a statement to TAP agency, Hassen Tahri, information officer at the CST, said these events will kick off on 1 March with an event on rare diseases aimed at the general public and in particular professionals and students. Schoolchildren will also be able to take part in guided tours of the Botanical Gardens every Friday at 1 pm. Tahri pointed out that the programme of events will be even richer during the second quarter holidays (from March 18 to 31, 2024) with the organisation of scientific workshops using augmented reality on March 21, 22, 28 and 29, 2024. The Tunis Science City is also planning to celebrate World Water Day on March 22, 2024 and an astronomy evening on March 23, at 9pm. The programme will conclude with a celebration of Mathematics Day in the form of competitions, Tahri added. Source: Agence Tunis Afrique Presse

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