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21/08/2014 - France - Central African Republic

Violence continues in Central African Republic

The European peacekeeping force EUFOR were involved in clashes with militants in Bangui, the capital of the Central African Republic on Tuesday.

Catherine Samba-Panza with former prime minister André Nzapayéké.
10/08/2014 - Central African Republic

New PM named in Central African Republic

Central African Republic’s President Catherine Samba Panza appointed Mahamat Kamoun as her prime minister on Sunday as part of an effort to create a more unified government after more than a ...

05/08/2014 - France - Central African Republic

Central African Republic : French troops kill ex-Seleka militiamen

Ex-Seleka members were killed during gunfights with French troops on Monday.


French press review 2 August 2014

The deadly Ebola virus spiralling out of control in West Africa after claiming 729 lives and infecting more than 1,300 others since March gained front page attention from Le Monde this ...


French press review 31 May 2014

Why does the US want to fine a French bank billions? Can BNP Paribas survive? Was Egypt's presidential election a farce? And everything you wanted to know about Brazil ahead of ...

Demonstrators call for Burundian troops to leave the country on Thursday
30/05/2014 - Central African Republic - France

Three killed as thousands protest in Central African Republic capital

Two demonstrators were killed and at least three wounded in the Central African Republic’s capital, Bangui, on Friday morning during protests demanding the resignation of President Catherine ...


French press review 30 May 2014

There's bad news across the board for French President François Hollande today.

A man waves a machete at a protest against French troops in Bambari earlier this month
24/05/2014 - CAR - France

French troops clash with 'uncontrolled' Séléka in CAR

French troops clashed with “uncontrolled elements” of Séléka militias in the Central African Republic town of Bambara on Saturday morning, France’s military has ...

François Hollande (R) and Joseph Kabila in Kinshasa in 2012
21/05/2014 - France - DRC

Hollande discusses Central Africa troop presence with DRC’s Kabila in Paris

French President François Hollande was expected to urge Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) leader Joseph Kabila to keep troops in the strife-torn Central African Republic (CAR) at a meeting ...

Tribute to French photojournalist Camille Lepage
17/05/2014 - African Media

Tribute to French photojournalist Camille Lepage

Christophe Deloire, Secretary General of Reporters Without Borders, pays tribute to French photojournalist Camille Lepage killed while on assignment in the Central African Republic.