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22/07/2015

French press review 22 July 2015

There's not a Greek to be seen on a French front page this morning. The space is almost entirely occupied by angry farmers.
French President François Hollande with Cameroon's Paul Biya on Friday
04/07/2015 - CAMEROoN - FRANCE - NIGERIA

Hollande offers to host anti-Boko Haram summit on Cameroon visit

French President François Hollande has offered to host a summit of countries fighting Nigeria's Boko Haram armed Islamists on a visit to Cameroon.
RFI reporter deported from Chad
27/06/2015 - African Media

RFI reporter deported from Chad

In this week's African Media, RFI takes a look at Chad, where Laurent Correau, a RFI reporter, was kicked out earlier this week.

The streets of N'Djamena
25/06/2015 - CHAD - France

Chad claims deported RFI reporter was working illegally

Chad has claimed that it deported RFI reporter Laurent Correau for working illegally in the country, following protests by RFI management and condemnation by the French government.

Former Chadian leader Hissène Habré after being interrogated in Dakar 3 June 2015
24/06/2015 - FRANCE - CHAD

RFI reporter thrown out of Chad

RFI reporter Laurent Correau has been thrown out of Chad after being picked up at his hotel by two police officers, who struck and Human Rights Watch spokesperson Reed Brody before escorting Correau ...
17/06/2015

French press review 17 June 2015

Boko Haram to bear the brunt of deadly bombings in Chad's capital, a gist of life in Eritrea, Africa's North Korea, one of the origins of the refugee influx causing a looming political crisis in Europe.

Donald Kaberuka, outgoing president of the African Development Bank
26/05/2015 - African economy

Who will be Africa's next top banker?

The African Development Bank is meeting this week for their annual meeting and will decide who among the eight candidates will become the next president of the African Development Bank.
Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau in propanda video
21/05/2015 - Africa

Nigerian intelligence chief calls for untangling of Boko Haram funding

Nigeria’s Defence Intelligence Agency (DIA) is urging banks to do more to understand who is behind Boko Haram.
'Talking About Rose', a prisoner under Hissene Habre's brutal dictatorship
21/04/2015 - Spotlight on Africa

'Talking About Rose', a prisoner under Hissene Habre's brutal dictatorship

A new documentary film shown in Paris this month sheds light on the struggle of Chadian opposition leader Rose Lokissim who died at the hands of Hissene Habre’s regime.
Nigerian president-elect Muhammadu Buhari
01/04/2015 - Nigeria

Buhari victory in Nigeria boosts hopes of Boko Haram defeat

As opposition supporters celebrated Muhammadu Buhari’s election as Nigerian president on Wednesday, questions were being raised about the former general’s strategy for defeating the ...
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