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French press review 11 April 2014

The French press welcomes the unanimous UN Security Council vote to send 12,000 UN peacekeepers to the Central African Republic (CAR), where violence between Christians and Muslims has triggered ...


African press review 10 April 2014

The probe into Jacob Zuma's Nkandla private residence, a bid to combat the rise in rhino poaching, killings in CAR and corruption in Uganda are among today's stories in the African press ...

Central African Republic's interim President Catherine Samba-Panza (L) talks with Cameroon's President Paul Biya at the start of the European Union Africa summit in Brussels
05/04/2014 - European Union - Central African Republic - France

Samba-Panza promises CAR reconciliation as Europe prepares to send troops

Europe’s pledge to send a force to the violence-torn Central African Republic (CAR) overshadowed the fourth European Union–Africa summit held in Brussels this week.

A soldier of the Sangaris force in Bangui
04/04/2014 - France - Central African Republic

Faulty software robs French CAR troops of bonuses

French troops in the Central African Republic (CAR) are furious because a computer glitch has deprived them of bonuses that should double their pay.


French press review 2 April 2014

Yesterday he had to share the front pages with President François Hollande. This morning he has them all to himself. Who is he?

Bibi Tanga demands peace "now" in the Central African Republic
01/04/2014 - World music matters

Bibi Tanga demands peace "now" in the Central African Republic

Funk guitarist Bibi Tanga talks about his mission to initiate change in his native Central African Republic.

French Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian (R) and President François Hollande (C) talk to troops in the CAR
28/03/2014 - European Union - Central African Republic - France

Hollande to chair CAR mini-summit next Thursday

French President François Hollande will be jointly chair a mini-summit on the violence in the Central African Republic (CAR) in Brussels next Wednesday.

Cardinal Peter Turkson gestures during a news conference at the Vatican, March 17, 2014.
23/03/2014 - South Sudan - Central African Republic - Nigeria - Ghana

Have hope in nation building, cardinal tells South Sudan

In an exclusive interview with RFI, an influential African cardinal has urged South Sudan to work hard towards nation building despite recent violent conflict.


French press review 15 March 2014

Pollution in France and all over Europe dominates today's front pages.

French President François Hollande meets French troops in Bangui in December
14/03/2014 - European Union - Central African Republic - France

France sounds alarm over EU Central Africa military mission

The European Union's promised reinforcements to the Franco-African troops in the Central African Republic may not arrive on time because not enough countries are ready to send their soldiers, ...