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Julie Gayet at the 39th Cesar Awards ceremony in Paris last month
07/03/2014 - France

All the president's women sue French gossip magazine

The celebrity magazine Closer was ordered to pay 12,000 euros in damages to French President François Hollande’s former partner, Valérie Trierweiler, on Thursday.

Soldiers and police in front of the tent in which the final ceremony before Nelson Mandela's burial will take place
14/12/2013 - Report; South Africa

Slideshow: Qunu prepares for Mandela burial

A military aircraft carrying Nelson Mandela's remains took off from Pretoria's Waterkloof air force base on Saturday, en route to his native Eastern Cape province where he will be buried in the ...

From war zones to cinema at Paris photo convention
08/11/2013 - On-the-spot France

From war zones to cinema at Paris photo convention

France’s seventh annual Salon de la Photo photography convention has kicked off five days of showcasing new products in Paris.

'Present Tense' exhibit showcases southern African photographers
03/11/2013 - Culture in France

'Present Tense' exhibit showcases southern African photographers

Nineteen years after the end of Apartheid in South Africa and 20 years since peace accords in Mozambique, how has southern Africa emerged in the 21st century?

And now, here are the nudes
20/10/2013 - Culture in France

And now, here are the nudes

The male nude in art is hardly a rarity, but what is rare is to find an entire exhibition devoted to the form. But the Musé d'Orsay is looking to change that.

Autorretrato con Traje de Terciopelo by Frida Kahlo, 1926
27/09/2013 - France

Art exhibitions in Paris, autumn-winter 2013-2014

As winter gloom approaches, Paris’s art galleries offer shelter from the rain and, perhaps, a little cultivated cheer.

All abuzz about François Hollande's photo
08/09/2013 - International media

All abuzz about François Hollande's photo

Mathieu Doiret, an analyst with the polling institute Ipsos, comments about a controversial French News Agency photograph of French President François Hollande which is causing a buzz in ...

Photojournalist Peter Obe's legacy
04/09/2013 - African news explained

Photojournalist Peter Obe's legacy

Nigeria's President Goodluck Jonathan has praised 81-year-old photojournalist Peter Obe who died at the weekend. Obe was known for his in-depth coverage on the front lines of the Biafran ...

From the series "Echoes from Dust and Fracturation", Karoo region, South Africa . 2012.
01/09/2013 - Report: France - South Africa

Rencontres d'Arles - Land issues in South Africa

Social Landscape on land issues in South Africa is just one of the 50 photo exhibitions at the 44th Rencontres d’Arles in Provence until 22 September.