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Satellite technology reinvigorates Ghana teacher training
02/02/2016 - Spotlight on Africa

Satellite technology reinvigorates Ghana teacher training

An innovative new teacher training initiative was launched last week in Ghana using satellite technology to deliver lessons on teaching strategies.
31/12/2015 - Nigeria - Renewable energy

Football pitch in Nigeria powered by kinetic energy: vanity project for oil multinational or future for renewables?

An innovative new football pitch in Lagos opened in December using power generated by the players running on special tiles that capture kinetic energy.
Human side of Calais' 'Jungle' shared on social media
15/11/2015 - International media

Human side of Calais' 'Jungle' shared on social media

This week's show looks at how social media is helping to unveil the human side of the refugee camp in Calais, northern France, known as "The Jungle".
A file photo shows a man looking closely at the door with the message "Omar m'a tuer" (Omar killed me) in the courtroom in Nice, January 31, 1994.
06/11/2015 - France

New DNA could unlock one of France's most famous murder mysteries

The case of Omar Raddad, an illiterate Moroccan gardner convicted of killing his wealthy employer in 1991, could be reopened after new DNA strands were discovered at the scene of the crime in Mougins near Nice.

An Air France Airbus A320 aircraft takes off at the Charles de Gaulle International Airport in Roissy, near Paris, in this October 27, 2015 file photo.
30/10/2015 - France-China

Airbus signs mega deal with China as profits soar

European manufacturer Airbus has signed a letter of intent to sell 100 helicopters to China and build an assembly plant there, in a deal worth 750 million euros, sources reported on Friday.

Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe
03/10/2015 - France - Japan

French PM Valls discusses nuclear, China, culture on Japan visit

French Prime Minister Manuel Valls met Japanese PM Shinzo Abe on Saturday during a three-day visit to the country

Revue de presse des hebdomadaires
30/08/2015

French weekly magazines review 30 August 2015

The impact of technology start-ups like Uber, AirBnB and Blablacar; the celebration in China of allies’ victory over Japan and the stopping of a music festival in Crimea; these are some of the ...
EHS sufferers claim that mobile phones and other everyday gadgets seriously damage their health
27/08/2015 - FRANCE

French woman wins disability allowance for 'gadget allergy'

A French court has awarded a disability grant to a woman who describes herself as an "environmental refugee" because she claims to suffer from a debilitating allergy to electromagnetic ...
The Airbus A320neo at the Le Bourget airshow this year
17/08/2015 - FRANCE - INDia

India's IndiGo places record order for Airbus A320neo

Indian low-cost airline IndiGo has placed a record 24-billion-euro order for European planemaker Airbus's A320neo passenger jet.
French gendarmes work on a oversized crate, believed to contain plane wreckage, in the cargo area of the airport in Saint-Denis on the French Indian Ocean island of La Reunion. July 31, 2015.
01/08/2015 - France-Reunion-Malaysia

Plane debris linked to MH370 arrives in France for tests

A piece of Boeing 777 wreckage that washed up on an Indian Ocean island arrived for analysis in France early Saturday, after Malaysian authorities said the part recovered almost certainly came from ...
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