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Feb 28th, 2014
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by Goodluck Ebele Jonathan Remarks by His Excellency, President GoodluckEbele Jonathan, GCFR At the Ngeria-France Business Roundtable, Thursday, 27th February, 2014 1. I welcome you all to the Nigeria-France Business Roundtable. Let me especially recognize President Francoise Hollande, who indeed, ha...
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Feb 6th, 2013
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While François Hollande was briefing the U.S Vice President Joe Biden on the current situation in Mali during a luncheon, the Malian Minister of foreign Affairs Tieman Coulibaly, was speaking to a group of students and analysts and french meida in a conference at Sciences Po Paris. He echoed the scen...
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Feb 6th, 2013
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By Rohit Kachroo, Correspondent, NBC News TIMBUKTU, Mali — The lights are flickering in the hotels of Timbuktu. As night falls, the power is returning. Fleeing jihadists had cut the supplies. The television screens are switching back to life in time for people to witness an important national e...
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Feb 3rd, 2013
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By Ramzy Baroud The British security firm G4S is set to rake in massive profits thanks to crises in Mali, Libya and Algeria. Recognized as the world’s biggest security firm, the group’s brand plummeted during the London Olympics last year due to its failure to satisfy conditions of a government contr...
By IndepthAfrica
In Mali
Jan 13th, 2013
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French fighter jets pounded an Islamist rebel stronghold deep in northern Mali on Sunday as Paris poured more troops into the capital Bamako, awaiting a West African force to dislodge al Qaeda-linked insurgents from the country’s north. The attack on Gao, the largest city in the desert region c...
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Dec 28th, 2012
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As the Central African Republic is rolling into unrest with rebel forces advancing on its capital, Africa expert Lawrence Freeman says that the West has abandoned the continent and is interested only in its resources.   The United Nations said on Wednesday that it is temporarily relocating nones...
By IndepthAfrica
In Algeria
Dec 23rd, 2012
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Spoken fifty years after the former colony’s independence, French President’s words did not constitute the “apology” demanded by several Algerian political parties, argues Oussama Romdhani. On the second day of his first visit to Algeria, French President Francois Hollande stood up before both chambe...
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Oct 26th, 2012
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It only perpetuates Africa’s exploitation and alienation Antoine Roger Lokongo The Democratic Republic of Congo was recently the host of choice for ‘The 14th Summit Meeting of La Francophonie Heads of State and Governments’ which was held in the capital Kinshasa from 12 – 14 October 2012 and in which...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 5th, 2012
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France — Algeria is kicking off its 50th anniversary of independence from France Thursday with a series of year-long celebrations.  But many Algerians and French are marking the event with mixed emotions. Algeria’s 50th independence anniversary began on a sober note, as President Abdelaziz Bout...
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May 7th, 2012
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Title: President Zuma congratulates Hollande Pretoria – President Jacob Zuma has joined international leaders in congratulating Francois Hollande following the French socialist party leader’s victory in the country’s presidential runoff on Sunday. Hollande won an estimated 51.05 per...