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19/03/2015

African press review 19 March 2015

This morning in South Africa, the big story is the ongoing saga of expenditure on Jacob Zuma's Nkandla personal residence, which cost R246-million - this pesky issue just won't go away for the ...
Areva boss Philippe Knoche announces the company's losses on 4 March
11/03/2015 - France - Germany

French nuclear giant Areva to slash 1,500 jobs in Germany

French nuclear group Areva is planing to cut about 1,500 jobs in Germany by the end of 2017, company officials said on Wednesday.
Paris's Gare de l'Est station during last year's rail strike, 16 June 2014
08/03/2015 - France

French railworkers to strike Tuesday

French railworkers are to stage a one-day strike on Tuesday against the government’s plans to reform the state-owned rail network.

French Social Affairs Minister Marisol Touraine
07/03/2015 - France

French government pledges to fight workplace sexism for International Women’s Day

The French government has vowed to fight everyday sexism after a report found 80 per cent of women working in France have been regularly subjected to sexism at work.
Areva's headquarters in Paris's La Défense business district
04/03/2015 - France

Job cuts in pipeline as French nuclear giant Areva posts record losses

French nuclear giant Areva suffered record losses of 4.8 billion euros in 2014, it confirmed on Wednesday.
Economy minister Emmanuel Macron.
26/01/2015 - France

Macron's economic reform to get easier ride in France's post-Charlie climate

French MPs on Tuesday began debating the proposed Macron Law, a controversial package of reforms designed to remove obstacles to French economic progress.

22/01/2015 - France

Air France to shed hudreds more jobs

Air France has announced a new voluntary redundancies plan at a meeting with trade unions on Thursday. Ground staff and flight attendants at the French flag-carrier are targeted.

22/01/2015

African press review 22 January 2015

How Ebola is impacting the economy, children's rights violations during a protest in Kenya and Uganda's teachers going on strike are all topics in today's African papers.

21/01/2015

African press review 21 January 2015

Violence against women is still widespread in Egypt. Kenyatta apologises for the teargassing of schoolkids. Zimbabwe does better on jobs than some people say.

CGT union members preparing to demonstrate in June 2014.
24/12/2014 - FRANCE

Actors hired to spy on employees of retirement homes, French union denounces

The CGT, one of France’s main union of workers, has brought legal proceedings to denounce a case involving comedians hired to spy on the employees of retirement homes in order to ...
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