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French nuclear giant Areva hopes to build reactors in South Africa
14/10/2014 - France-South Africa

France signs nuclear cooperation accord with South Africa

France on Tuesday signed a cooperation accord with South Africa for the development of civil nuclear technology.

An engraved Gillardeau oyster
10/10/2014 - France

Gillardeau oyster farm to laser-engrave shells to fight counterfeiters

A French oyster farm is to engrave its logo on its oysters’ shells in an attempt to smash a market in counterfeits.
Where are France's women techies?
26/09/2014 - On-the-spot France

Where are France's women techies?

Proponents of France's hi-tech industry say it will pull the country out of its economic doldrums. Innovative, hi-tech startups are the key to the France's future success. But where are the women?
The 900-gramme artifical heart is highly technological
05/09/2014 - FRANCE

Second Carmat artificial heart implanted in France

For the second time a high-tech bioprosthetic heart has been implanted in a French patient.

French press review 2 September 2014

Putin faces tough choices over Ukraine. French bosses fail to invest in new technology. An ayatollah hates 3G. And French kids go back to school amid a row over changes in education.

France considers teaching kids to code
01/09/2014 - On-the-spot France

France considers teaching kids to code

School starts this week in France, and some students may be offered a new kind of course: computer programming.
18/08/2014 - Interview - Technology

M-Pesa mobile money brings African technology to Europe: 'sky's the limit' says founder

African technology has migrated to Europe with the launch of the mobile money technology M-Pesa in Romania.
Anon_0x03 posted several tweets on Major Chirchir's account
25/07/2014 - Report: Kenya - Anonymous

Kenyan army ‘good target’ for cyber attacks and we’ll carry out more, says Anonymous

Hacktivist group Anonymous may carry out more cyber attacks against the Kenyan government, one of its members has told RFI.
Google's BebaPay card uses Near Field Communication (NFC) technology to make transactions
21/07/2014 - Interview

Kenya's cash vs cashless minibus payment battle over by end of year, says Google

The rollout of a innovative new cashless payment system for minibuses in Kenya has been delayed, in what's seen as a fight between new technology and the infamous Matatus.
The app 'Uber' on a display of a smartphone in front of a taxi.
21/07/2014 - France

Minicab drivers to protest new law in Paris

The ongoing taxi wars in Paris show no sign of abating as private minicab (VTC) drivers are set to protest a new law on Monday.