The Cannes Festival jury panel for 2013 has just been announced, and it is wide-ranging and gender-balanced.
With only a few weeks to go before the opening of the Cannes Film Festival, the event’s director Thierry Frémaux promised a festival of joy and some surprises when announcing the ...
Our guest on World Music Matters today is the winner of this year's RFI/France 24 Discovery prize Namibian musician Elemotho. The prize included a three-month tour of Africa - 30 concerts ...
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RFI Swahili correspondent Hassan Ruvakuki, who was jailed on terrorism charges in Burundi, was freed “provisionally” Wednesday so that he could receive medical care.
Malian troops may have carried out summary executions during the offensive against Islamist rebels, French Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian told RFI Wednesday.
An attempt by French forces early on Saturday morning to free an intelligence agent in Somalia early on Saturday morning come to a bloody end.
RFI reporter Hassan Ruvakuki this week saw his life sentence reduced to three years in prison by an appeals court in Burundi.
RFI journalist Hassan Ruvakuki was sentenced to three years in prison by a judge in Burundi on Tuesday, at the end of an appeal against an earlier life sentence.
RFI correspondent Hassan Ruvakuki faced a Burundi appeal court on Thursday in a bid to overturn a life sentence on terrorism charges.