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Dark chocolate - vital for pastry modelling, claims baker Yannick Tavolaro
27/03/2015 - FRANCE

'Racist' cakes banned from French shop window

A court in southern France has banned the display of cupcakes sporting naked figures of a man and a woman in dark chocolate on the grounds that they are racist.
27/03/2015

African press review 27 March 2015

Jonathan and Buhari promise to control their supporters but Lagos residents don't seem convinced. Kenyatta is praised for taking on corruption.
"Avoir 20 ans dans les Aurès" won the international critics'prize at Cannes in 1972.
05/01/2015 - FRANCE

French anti-colonial film-maker Vautier dies

French radical film-maker René Vautier died on Sunday aged 86. He claimed to be the "most censored director in France."

Le Centquatre contemporary arts centre in Paris
08/12/2014 - France -South Africa

Artists ask Paris court to ban 'humiliating' Exhibit B

An artists’ collective on Monday asked a Paris court to order a halt to the controversial Exhibit B show, which its members judge to be racist and degrading.

The reenactment of the exhibition of the embalmed body of African-born philosopher Angelo Soliman in the Vienna Natural History Museum in the18th century
28/11/2014 - France - South Africa

Protesters stop Exhibit B ‘human zoo’ performance at Paris theatre

Protesters stopped the controversial Exhibit B performance at a Paris theatre on Thursday evening, accusing it of being racist and exploitative.
A tableau from Exhibit B
27/11/2014 - France - United Kingdom - South Africa

Protests against ‘racist/anti-racist’ Exhibit B spread to France

France’s culture minister and the mayor of Paris have spoken out in defence of Exhibit B, the performance that was closed in London after protests accusing it of being racist.
Algerian soldiers in Bastille day WWI commemoration
14/07/2014 - On-the-spot France

Algerian soldiers in Bastille day WWI commemoration

Three Algerian soldiers will take part in today’s Bastille day ceremony, which is devoted to commemorating the start of the First World War, 100 years ago.
Algeria fans celebrate at the Arc de Triomphe
27/06/2014 - France - Algeria - Brazil World Cup 2014

Jubilation and arrests on France’s streets as Algeria reach World Cup knockout

Algerians in France celebrated their team’s draw with Russia on the streets of Paris, Lyon and Marseille on Thursday night with 74 arrests as some fans clashed with police.
The CRAN President Louis-Georges Tin
10/05/2014 - France

Black rights groups urge banks to pay for slavery, Hollande stays stum

Some of France's top banking institutions and richest families are being asked to pay back thousands in compensation to victims of slavery.
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