Africa must set up a rapid reaction force to police its own security, French President François Hollande told a summit of African leaders in Paris on Friday.
Residents of Bangui started to appear on the streets on Saturday morning, as French troops started to patrol the Central African Republic (CAR) capital.
France is to burn three tonnes of ivory as part of the fight against poaching. Paris pledged to destroy its ivory stocks and increase fines on traffickers of endangered species.
"The world is in mourning" for Nelson Mandela, French President François Hollande told a summit on peace and security in Africa as it opened on Friday.
French leaders, past and present, paid tribute to Nelson Mandela after the news of his death on Thursday evening. African leaders in Paris for a summit at the Elysée presidential ...
The African press is dominated by tributes to Nelson Mandela, South Africa’s first post-aparthied president, an icon of the ruling African National Congress described as the large African ...
The French operation in the Central African Republic (CAR) has begun, Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian has told RFI,
World leaders are paying tribute to the figurehead of South Africa's anti-apartheid movement who led the country into a new era.
Nelson Mandela, South Africa's first black President and an indelible anti-apartheid icon who spent 27 years in prison, died Thursday evening at home. He was 95.
In New York the 15 member UN Security Council has given French troops the green light to help restore order in Central African Republic. French President François Hollande is ...