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19/09/2014

African press review 19 September 2014

There are questions over the death toll after a Nigerian church collapsed and why the tragedy happened. Three men claim they were shopping for arms for Nigerian intelligence in SA.
18/09/2014

African press review 18 September 2014

SA inflation is higher than expected ... but it hasn't stopped the shoppers. Economic Freedom Fighters are thrown out of parliament. Kenyan hecklers try to apolgise to their president.
France's silver economy strikes gold
18/09/2014 - On-the-spot France

France's silver economy strikes gold

The "silver economy" – services and products aimed at seniors and their families – is one of the few sectors that’s growing in France, about four per cent a year, ...
People wait at a French Pole Emploi employment agency
17/09/2014 - France

Job security declining in French workplaces, study

Job security is becoming rarer and rarer in France, a new study shows.
French employer's body MEDEF union leader Pierre Gattaz (C), File August 2014.
16/09/2014 - France

French main employers association calls for cut in number of holidays

Cutting the number of public holidays, increasing the length of the working week, dropping the minimum wage, these are among the ideas the French employers federation, Medef, raised on Monday in ...
16/09/2014 - France

France's iconic left wing newspaper Libération to cut a third of jobs

French daily Libération on Monday announced plans to cut one third of its workforce to save the newspaper founded by philosopher Jean-Paul Sartre in 1973.

16/09/2014 - France

French telecom Orange makes 3.4 million euro bid for Spanish operator Jazztel

French telecom Orange made a 3.4 billion euro bid on Monday to acquire Spanish fixed-line operator Jazztel. 

Netflix, the American provider of on-demand Internet streaming media
15/09/2014 - France

Online streaming Netflix hits French screens

US online streaming Netflix launched its move into the French market on Monday and put local operators under pressure. 

12/09/2014

African press review 12 September 2014

There are fears of a new Boko Haram attack in northern Nigeria. Ebola fears spread in Nigeria, while kenya keeps its travel ban.
French former finance minister Pierre Moscovici, file August 2014.
11/09/2014 - France - Europe

French former finance minister Moscovici appointed at EU commission

Former Socialist finance minister Pierre Moscovici says he will follow EU  rules in his new job as EU commissioner for economic and financial affairs.

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