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Facebook targeting 14 African countries with satellite internet initiative, says Eutelsat CEO

The head of French satellite company Eutelsat has told RFI that its partnership with Facebook to improve internet access will target 14 African countries.
Fifa boss Sepp Blatter (left) was relieved of his duties while UEFA President Michel Platini was suspended for 90 days by Fifa's ethics committee.
08/10/2015 - Football

Blatter's reign as Fifa boss ends amid accusations

Sepp Blatter's 17 year stranglehold over world football's governing body Fifa ended on Thursday when he was at first suspended by the ethics committee and then relieved of his duties.
The train will cover a distance of almost 7000 kilometre during its journey around France.
08/10/2015 - France, Environment

This train will chug along in France to raise climate change awareness

A special freight train set off on Tuesday 6th October from the Lyon train station in Paris. It will stop in 19 towns or cities in France throughout October.

Nadine Morano has been dropped from the list of Republicans' candidates for the upcoming regional elections.
08/10/2015 - France

Controversial comment costs Sarkozy ally election candidature

Nadine Morano, a close ally of former president Nicolas Sarkozy, was dropped from the list of candidates for the upcoming regional elections by The Republicans on Wednesday over her comments that ...

French press review 8 October 2015

Advocate of "all White France", Nadine Morano booted out of Nicolas Sarkozy's party lists for regional elections; Volkswagen faces up to 80 billion euros fine for its polution-cheating ...

African press review 8 October 2015

African press applauds China's offer to build 100 hospitals in Africa as Sino African health development forum closes in Cape Town; Boko Haram insurgents meet deadly fire in daring attack on Yobe ...