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French press review 12 November 2015

Upcoming French regional elections causing political clashes and mergers, violence in refugee camps in Calais and unease within the French journalistic community are among the topics making the ...
Business as usual in Burundi, until the money runs out
03/11/2015 - Spotlight on Africa

Business as usual in Burundi, until the money runs out

Burundi’s economy is being squeezed by a multitude of factors stemming from the ongoing political crisis, violence and human rights abuses sparked by President Pierre Nkurunziza’s ...
Dominique Strauss-Kahn. File
16/10/2015 - France

Strauss-Kahn: prosecutor investigates over hedge fund failure

According to national public radio station France Inter, former International Monetary Fund chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn is under a preliminary investigation over fraud following the failure of a ...
Ghanaian President John Dramani Mahama speaks to RFI, 6 October 2015
06/10/2015 - Ghana

In lead-up to elections, Ghana's Mahama promises to continue fight against corruption

Ghana has bright economic prospects in the medium term and remains attractive to foreign investors.
Christine Lagarde on French TV, 13 September 2015
23/09/2015 - FRANCE- IMF

France to drop charges against IMF boss Lagarde

French prosecutors are to drop charges against IMF chief Christine Lagarde, accused of negligence when she was France's economy minister over a 403-million-euro payout to ex-Olympique Marseille boss ...

French press review 3 August 2015

The French press is excited by the prospect that an Ebola vaccine is within reach.

Gambia's President Yahya Jammeh gives his July 22, 2015 speech where he pardoned more than 200 detainees from Mile 2 prison in Banjul
26/07/2015 - The Gambia

Recently released detainees fleeing Gambia to avoid re-arrest

Many of the reported 200 detainees released from Gambia’s notorious Mile 2 prison in Banjul are trying to get out of the country as soon as possible in order to avoid being picked up by police ...
Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras smiles before a ruling Syriza party parliamentary group session in Athens, Greece, 15 July 2015.
16/07/2015 - Greece - EU

ECB raises funding for Greeks but fundamental problems not addressed, critics say

The European Central Bank decided Thursday to boost emergency funding for Greek banks after lawmakers in Athens passed a bailout-for-reforms deal.


French press review 16 July 2015

Burundi is under the floodlights of the press as President Pierre Nkurunziza's thirst for power plants the seeds of another genocide.

French press review 15 July 2015

French President Francois Hollande earns a new alias as "audacity man" after the Greek rescue.