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Ebola-prevention campaign, Conakry, Guinea, 26 October 2014.
28/11/2014 - France - Guinea

French President Hollande visits Ebola-hit Guinea

French President François Hollande was to visit Guinea on Friday in solidarity for the African nation where Ebola has killed 1,200 people.

The reenactment of the exhibition of the embalmed body of African-born philosopher Angelo Soliman in the Vienna Natural History Museum in the18th century
28/11/2014 - France - South Africa

Protesters stop Exhibit B ‘human zoo’ performance at Paris theatre

Protesters stopped the controversial Exhibit B performance at a Paris theatre on Thursday evening, accusing it of being racist and exploitative.
François Hollande faces journalists from RFI, France 24 and TV5 at the Palais de l'Elysée on Thursday evening
28/11/2014 - Interview: France's President François Hollande

IS videos ‘terrorism through images’, Hollande tells RFI

French President François Hollande dubbed the Islamic State (IS) armed group’s propaganda videos “terrorist attacks through images” and insisted that France will continue to ...
The Promenade des Anglais in Nice this week
28/11/2014 - France

Three dead, five missing as storms hit southern France

Three people died and four more were missing on Friday after heavy storms hit southern France. Two people were trapped in the ruins after their home collapsed morning.

The Village Francophone in Dakar
28/11/2014 - Report: Francophonie Summit in Dakar

Ebola casts shadow over French-speaking countries' summit in Dakar

The Ebola epidemic is casting a shadow over the 15th summit of French-speaking nations in the Dakar this weekend.
French President Francois Hollande delivers his speech during the Environmental Conference at the Elysee Palace in Paris, 27 November  2014.
28/11/2014 - France

Hollande seeks 'historic' climate agreement at Paris conference

French President François Hollande has urged the world's nations to make history in Paris next year by signing a globally binding climate pact that he hopes will be his government's ...

African press review 28 November 2014

Kenya's middle managers confess to corruption. US troops join the fight against Ebola. A Nigerian journalists' union takes up the cudgels for young workers treated as "slaves".

French press review 28 November 2014

The French newspapers are talking about this weekend's Franchophonie Summit of French-speaking countries in Senegal's capital, Dakar.

Pro-Palestinian protest in Paris on 23 July 2014
28/11/2014 - France - Palestine

French parliament debates recognising Palestinian state

The French parliament on Friday begins debating a proposal to formally recognise Palestine, following the British and Spanish parliaments and the Irish Senate.