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Gabon's President Ali Bongo with France's François Hollande in September 2015
12/11/2015 - FRANCE - GABON

French court allows viewing of Gabon President Ali Bongo's birth certificate

A French court has allowed details of the birth certificate of Gabonese President Ali Bongo Ondimba to be seen by another member of the family of former president Omar Bongo Ondimba.
Kenya President Uhuru Kenyatta, Uganda President Yoweri Museveni, Tanzania President Jakaya Kikwete and Burundi President Pierre Nkurunziza, Washington DC, August 2014.
12/11/2015 - Burundi

Kenya sends envoy to meet Burundi government and opposition

Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta has sent a special envoy to Burundi to meet with the government and opposition leaders to discuss the ongoing crisis.

French press review 7 November 2015

Ebola-free Sierra Leone not off the hook as trauma lives on; France orders major border controls for COP 21 summit, but experts warn of encroachments on Schengen treaty; And Aung San Suu Kyi's hour ...

French press review 6 November 2015

Western countries spark diplomatic clash with Russia and Egypt after linking Sinai aircrash to a terrorist attack; EU Commission adopts conciliatory tone in a forecast of France's inability to meet ...

French press review 5 November 2015

President Hollande faces media storm for shelving reform agenda on election eve; And Real Madrid star Karim Benzema spends night in police custody over his role in Valbuena blackmail sex tapes.


French press review 4 November 2015

Conservative press dismises government labour reforms as sick joke; brand President Francois Hollande as "Copernican revolutionary".

French press review 29 October 2015

Austria opens deep fracture in the EU's Schengen treaty; Iran's rehabilitation as a partner in the Syrian crisis forces France to reshuffle her cards; Fertility problems put China on the verge of ...

French press review 28 October 2015

Franco-German summit delivers a package for young Franco-German entrepreneurs working on the digital transformation of Europe; Alassane Ouattara to face a divided country despite his landslide ...

French press review 27 October 2015

The WHO lands a bombshell with a new study blaming cancer rates on over-consumption of red meat.

French press review 26 October 2015

Côte d'Ivoire's Alassane Ouattara is poised for re-election as divided voters yearn for peace; Congo's long-serving leader shuts country down in stand off over third term; France marks 10 years ...