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Dieudonné M'Bala M'Bala at a press conference
08/02/2014 - France

Dieudonné cleared over video calling for anti-Semitic murderer's release

A French court yesterday acquitted controversial comic Dieudonné M'bala M'bala on charges related to a video in which he calls for the release of a self-styled Islamist serving life for the ...

Dozos involved in human rights violations
10/12/2013 - African news explained

Dozos involved in human rights violations

A United Nations report has called for investigations into rights abuses committed by traditional hunters in Côte d'Ivoire.

François Hollande withthe presidents of Comoros, Tanzania, Cameroon, Togo, Gabon and Côte d'Ivoire
06/12/2013 - France - Africa summit

France strives to keep African influence at Paris summit

"The world is in mourning" for Nelson Mandela, French President François Hollande told a summit on peace and security in Africa as it opened on Friday.


African press review 2 December 2013

Police violence in Kampala and the African Development Bank returning to its home in Côte d'Ivoire are two of the stories in today's papers ....

Jean-Hélène in August 2003 in Monrovia , Liberia
21/10/2013 - France - Côte d'Ivoire

Côte d'Ivoire honour for RFI journalist Jean-Hélène, murdered in 2003

Jean-Hélène, journalist at Radio France Internationale until he was shot dead in 2003, has today been awarded a posthumous honour by the authorities in Cote d’Ivoire, exactly ...

Allyson Felix of the U.S. reacts after winning the women's 200m at the London Diamond League 'Anniversary Games' athletics meeting at the Olympic Stadium, in east London July 27, 2013.
07/08/2013 - World Athletics Championships 2013

Favourite for women's 200 metres faces fast-improving challenger

One of the favourites for the women's 200 metres title, the American Allyson Felix, will face a serious challenge from the fast-improving Murielle Ahouré from Côte D'Ivoire.


French weekly magazines review

Bernard Tapie, the man suspected of fraud in an organized gang, tops the list of stories this week as the French magazines dig deep into the latest revelations.

International court accused bias against Africans
05/06/2013 - African news explained

International court accused bias against Africans

The International Criminal Court has suffered a major setback after judges asked the prosecutor's office to review its case against former Ivorian president Laurent Gbagbo.

Côte d'Ivoire army chief-of-staff Soumaila Bakayoko (L) and Malian army chief-of-staff Ibrahima Dahirou Dembele (C) inspect Malian troops at an air base in Bamako, Mali
01/06/2013 - Côte d'Ivoire - France

France warns nationals in Côte d'Ivoire of terror threat

France has warned its citizens in Côte d’Ivoire to beware of attacks by armed Islamists.

Liberia's president Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf talking to RFI in Addis Ababa Sunday evening
27/05/2013 - Report: Africa - Liberia

Border security a priority, Liberia’s President Johnson-Sirleaf tells RFI

Peace and security throughout the West African region, particularly the Liberian borders with Côte d’Ivoire and Guinea, are a top priority for Liberia, said Liberian President Ellen ...