France on Tuesday marked its first national day of remembrance for the victims of the war that put an end to its colonial rule of Algeria. But not everyone is happy with the choice of date.
A special week of events to discuss anti-colonialism has ended in Paris with arts exhibitions and debates to discuss the colonialism that still exists around the world today.
In a new book on Niger a Dutch author charts the history of what he calls Africa's first coup d'état.
Rebels in the Central African Republic have repeated their demands that any peace deal must include President François Bozizé stepping down.
The President of the Central African Republic has called on France and the United States to help push back advancing rebel fighters, but the idea has been flatly rejected by the French ...
Hundreds of protesters angry at a rebel advance in the Central African Republic threw stones and tore down the French flag at the French embassy in the capital, Bangui.
The papers are dominated by rumours about the world coming to an end this Friday, 21 December, a fear sparked by carved
France's President François Hollande called France’s colonial rule of Algeria “unjust and brutal”, speaking to the Algerian parliament on Thursday.
Should Franco-Algerian history be rewritten? Is taxing the rich unfair and illegal? And is the Eu plotting to close down local rail links?