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Burkina Faso's current leader Lieutenant-Colonel Isaac Zida
05/11/2014 - Burkina Faso - France

West Africans press Burkina army to hand over power, Hollande admits helping Compaoré flee

West African leaders met the colonel currently leading Burkina Faso on Wednesday to press the army to hand over power to a civilian government.
The funeral of nine Minusma troops killed in northern Mali earlier this month in Bamako
27/10/2014 - France - Libya - Mali

France to send troops back to north Mali as insurgent activity revives

France is to send troops redeployed to neighbouring countries back to theMali because UN forces have failed to turn up in the troubled north of the country as planned, French Defence Minister ...
A health worker gives water to a female Ebola victim in a specialized treatment center in Kenema (Sierra Leone), July 2014.
07/09/2014 - Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone on 3-day lockdown to halt spread of Ebola, citizens say it won't work

As part of its plans to contain the Ebola outbreak, Sierra Leone has ordered a countrywide 'lockdown' for three days starting from September 19.
African communities in Dakar: part 5/5
29/08/2014 - International report

African communities in Dakar: part 5/5

It is time now for the last part in our series African communities in Dakar.
African communities in Dakar: part 4/5
28/08/2014 - International report

African communities in Dakar: part 4/5

In part four of our series African communities in Dakar, RFI meets two gay Gambian men who fled to Senegal for safety, but are disappointed with what they found.

African communities in Dakar: part 3/5
27/08/2014 - International report

African communities in Dakar: part 3/5

It’s time now for part three of our series African communities in Dakar. RFI reports on two Sierra Leoneans who arrived in Dakar as refugees and have made it their home.
 

African communities in Dakar: part 2/5
26/08/2014 - International report

African communities in Dakar: part 2/5

It’s time now for part two of our series African communities in Dakar, RFI meets two Cameroonian professionals who have been living in Senegal for over a decade.

African communities in Dakar: part 1/5
25/08/2014 - International report

African communities in Dakar: part 1/5

Senegal has for many years been considered as the most stable country in West Africa. There has never been a military coup and presidential succession has always been through the ballot.
François Hollande leads the Southern D-Day tributes 70 years on in Toulon, France on August 15, 2014.
15/08/2014 - France

France holds 70th ‘southern D-Day’ tributes with African leaders

French President François Hollande honoured the hundreds of thousands of troops on Friday who stormed the south of France 70 years ago to open up a second western front against Hitler’s ...
01/08/2014

French press review 1 August 2014

The deadly Ebola virus, which has got the advocates of the free movement of people and goods across west Africa scratching their heads, is making headline news in the national dailies this ...
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