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Writer and explorer Thierry Jamin on expedition in the Megantoni National Park
15/04/2014 - Interview: Peru - France

French explorer launches search for Inca lost city

A French explorer is planning to search for a lost Incan city reputed to hold vast treasure.

The Comedy of Errors
13/04/2014 - Report: Culture

An all-male cast performs Shakespeare in Marseille

The Criée Theatre in Marseille is joining in Shakespeare’s 450th birthday party with a comic double-bill.

Giraffes from West Africa at the Vincennes zoo near Paris
11/04/2014 - Report: France

Reopened Paris zoo stresses animals' well-being and conservation

Paris now has a "21st-century" zoo.  After a six-year makeover, the zoo in the Parc de Vincennes reopens on Saturday 12 April.

Photos of victims at the genocide memorial in Kigali
08/04/2014 - Report: Rwanda genocide 20 years

Serving time for Rwandan genocide in Nyamagabe prison

It’s a hot day on an April morning at Nyamagabe prison in Rwanda’s Southern Province.

Rwandan President Paul Kagame shown on a big screen in Kigali's Amahoro stadium, 7th April 2014.
07/04/2014 - Report: Rwanda genocide 20 years

Rwandans grieve at genocide memorial 20 years on

Screams and wails punctured the crowd at Rwanda’s Amahoro stadium in Kigali on Monday, as people were overcome with grief while listening to a survivor of the 1994 genocide tell his ...

06/04/2014 - Report: Rwanda genocide 20 years

Rwandan MP: the youth will benefit from reconciliation, not us

Reconciliation and unity are two words used consistently when speaking of the 20th commemoration of the genocide in Rwanda.

06/04/2014 - Report: Rwanda

Nightmares in April: Rape victims remember the Rwandan genocide

April is a hard time for Speciose Kangwera, as it is for many Rwandans.

Kenyan police inspect the scene after the attack by gunmen in a Mombasa church
24/03/2014 - Report: Kenya

Gunmen kill six during church service in Kenya

At least six people were killed and scores injured when three gunmen burst into a church on Sunday in Kenya’s coastal city of Mombasa and opened fire on worshippers.

19/03/2014 - France

Tweets from the street connect French homeless to online world

A French project has given five homeless men smartphones with Twitter accounts meaning they can relate their experiences of life on the streets.

Teenagers at Alfred Sisley College in Moret-sur-Loing perform basketbeat alongside their school orchestra
12/03/2014 - Report: France

Basket Beat helps French kids get a feel for music

When he noticed that youngsters took to sport more easily than music, Spanish musician and youth leader Josep Aragay Borràs developed Basket Beat, using basketballs to teach percussion.