Malians Boil Over France – G5 Summit in Pau

Posted by - January 15, 2020

BAMAKO, MALI. Mali is currently heating up following a pledge by France and its five-nation partners in the Sahel to bolster efforts against jihadists. These nations are bent on trumping out jihadists over increasing deadly insurgency in the Sahel region. In Bamako, residents of the capital city of Mali say they’re uninspired. Amara Bathily is

Former French President, Jacques Chirac, is Dead

Posted by - September 26, 2019

France’s former President, Jacques Chirac, has died. The son-in-law revealed on Thursday that the renowned leader was 86 years old upon his death. Chirac was president of France from 1995-2007. Under his presidency, France entered into the single European currency and abolished compulsory military service. Chirac also cut the presidential term of office from seven

France Urges Congolese President To ‘Act’ Over Jailed Opponents

Posted by - September 4, 2019

France has said it ‘‘expects acts’‘ from Congolese President Denis Sassou Nguesso over imprisoned opponents like Jean Marie Michel Mokokoko, a candidate for the 2016 presidential election in Congo. On Tuesday, the French Minister for Foreign Affairs, Jean-Yves Le Drian said he expects that this sentiment will be repeated by the French president when he

France in a rush to train skilled workers to restore Notre Dame Cathedral

Posted by - April 29, 2019

  France is in a hurry to rebuild world famous Notre Dame Cathedral, and Romain Legoube, an 18-year-old apprentice carpenter, hopes to be among those chosen for the prestigious task of restoring its centuries-old roof. “It would be an achievement to be able to say that we participated in the creation of Notre Dame,” Legoube

France pledges to assist Libya conduct peaceful elections

Posted by - September 6, 2018

France has reiterated its support to international efforts assisting elections in Libya by year-end, the French Foreign Ministry said in a statement. “In support of the UN and its partners, France is determined to work towards the continuation of the political process and the holding of elections by the end of the year, in accordance