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Frequent power cuts in Douala, Cameroon.
02/03/2015 - France - Africa

French group Schneider sets up 54 million euro fund to boost energy access in Africa

The French electrical firm Schneider announced on Monday a 54.5 million euro fund to finance access to energy in sub-Saharan Africa.

Fessenheim nuclear power plant
02/03/2015 - France

French nuclear plant shut down due to pipe fault

Energy production has been shut down at France's oldest nuclear power plant after a pipe defect was discovered, the station's operators said on Sunday.

29/01/2015

African press review 29 January 2015

News concerning South Africa's rich and Egypt's journalists in some of the African papers today ...

12/12/2014

African press review 12 December 2014

Kenyan politicians argueover how to fight political violence. Kenya's government opposes an ICC police force. SA struggles to stop the lights going out.
06/12/2014

French press review 6 December 2014

A French union leader is accused of wasting his members’ money on internal decoration. Artists take up the climate change fight. French activists demonstrate against police violence.
French President Francois Hollande (L) shakes hands with Kazakh counterpart Nursultan Nazarbayev in Astana
05/12/2014 - France - Kazakhstan

Hollande in uranium-rich Kazakhstan to discuss contracts, relations with Russia

French President François Hollande arrived in Kazakhstan on Friday for a two-day visit to a country with vast uranium and gas reserves and infrastructure contracts on offer.
05/12/2014

French press review 5 December 2014

A cap on French actors' wages, a ban on household fires in the capital, a new, French, James Bond Girl and a Tobin Tax that could be buried by the government are all topics in today's French ...
27/11/2014

African press review 27 November 2014

More on the drug trafficking case which is gripping Ghana, what's going on with Joice Mujuru in Zimbabwe? will the next world financial crisis start in Africa?
26/11/2014

African press review 26 November 2014

Eskom plans to shed jobs. Suspected Ugandan rebels go on a killing spree in DRC. Nigeria devalues. A charity bike is stolen in Egypt. Kenyans get angry about security failures.
26/11/2014

French press review 26 November 2014

Racial anger in the United States, the Pope in Strasbourg and Nicolas Sarkozy on the front page of Le Figaro. That just about sums up this morning's French papers.

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