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Orange boss Stéphane Richard has to answer questions about his work with Christine Lagarde
10/06/2013 - Franc

Orange boss Richard detained in Tapie payout case

The boss of telecoms company Orange, Stéphane Richard, has been taken into police custody in the ongoing investigation into alleged abuse of influence that has seen IMF chief Christine ...

14/03/2013 - France - US - Luxembourg

France to chase up Skype over telecomms registration

French prosecutors are to look into the online call service Skype for failing to register as a telecommunications company.

02/10/2012

African press review 2 October 2012

The latest developments in Kismayo in Somalia and fake mobile phones in Kenya are among the stories covered in today's African papers..

Autocorrection - how does it work and could it be bitter? Sorry, better
22/09/2012 - Webwatch

Autocorrection - how does it work and could it be bitter? Sorry, better

If your smartphone comes with autocorrection software, you've probably had some surprises when texting someone.

The decline of the BlackBerry
25/08/2012 - Webwatch

The decline of the BlackBerry

A few years ago the BlackBerry was the ultimate hi-tech device that everyone wanted. Not any more. What happened? How can such a successful device have lost its popularity?

05/07/2012 - France

France Télécom former bosses in harassment probe over spate of suicides

The former boss of France Télécom, Didier Lombard, was placed under investigation for harassment in connection with the spate of suicides during his tenure, as the probe widened on ...

01/07/2012 - France

Breathalyzer law and minimum wage changes come into force in France

On 1 July, France will see several laws or amendments go into effect. Starting today, the minimum wage jumps up two percent and breathalyzer tests will become mandatory in all vehicles.

29/06/2012 - Report: France

France says farewell to Minitel, precursor of the internet

France’s Minitel was a precursor to the internet, decades ahead of its time. At its peak in the mid-1990s, some 20 million people logged on every day.

Sierra Leone helpline reaches out to the needy
09/04/2012 - International report

Sierra Leone helpline reaches out to the needy

In recent years, cell phone use in Africa has flourished, particularly among young people.

04/02/2012 - Interviews - Africa Cup of Nations

Seydou Keita, Daniel Cousin speak ahead of Mali-Gabon match

It will be a tale of three warhorses on Sunday when Gabon take on Mali in the quarter final of the Africa Cup of Nations.

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