Tag: France

Burkina Faso: ruling junta expels three French diplomats accused of ‘subversive activities’

April 18, 2024

Burkina Faso has declared three French diplomats as "persona non grata", accusing them of being involved in "subversive activities", and ordered them to leave the ... Read More

France takes economic steps as prelude to full recognition of Morocco’s sovereignty over Sahara

April 15, 2024

France is gradually tilting towards an outright recognition of Morocco’s sovereignty over the Sahara territory where it said Paris is ready to back Morocco’s investments. ... Read More

France, Morocco making progress in implementing ‘ambitious’ joint roadmap – Foreign Ministry’s spokesperson

April 11, 2024

France and Morocco are making progress in implementing their "ambitious" joint roadmap, deputy spokesperson for the French Foreign Ministry said on Thursday. Talks between the ... Read More

Morocco’s FM visits Paris as ties warm up

April 10, 2024

Morocco’s foreign minister discussed bilateral cooperation with his French peer Stephane Séjourné in Paris, two months after they met in Rabat.   “The momentum ushered ... Read More

Senegal’s new govt to audit oil, gas, mining industries, pledging to protect investor rights

April 9, 2024

Senegal will conduct a comprehensive audit of the oil, gas and mining sectors, according to the newly elected President Bassirou Diomaye Faye, who, however, also ... Read More

France reaffirms readiness to back Morocco’s investments in Sahara

April 5, 2024

French minister in charge of foreign trade, Franck Riester, said his country “welcomes” and is “ready” to finance Morocco’s investments in the Sahara territory. His ... Read More

France greenlights public funding for private projects in Morocco’s Sahara

April 3, 2024

France has allowed its development agencies to fund projects in the Moroccan Sahara, a move that implies a recognition of Moroccan sovereignty over the territory, ... Read More

Africa watching closely French bid to ban $1bn exports of second-hand clothes

March 20, 2024

African countries are watching closely France’s attempt to impose an EU-wide ban on the export of second-hand clothes, popularly known as mitumba, millions of tonnes ... Read More

Geopolitics of Sahel coups: doubts linger about ECOWAS’ quest for reconciliation

March 14, 2024

Despite the recent decision by the ECOWAS to lift its sanctions imposed on Niger, the stalemate between the regional bloc and the three coup-hit Sahelian ... Read More

Morocco’s Ambassador in Paris presents her credentials to French President

March 1, 2024

Mrs Samira Sitail presented, on Thursday at a ceremony at the Elysée Palace, her credentials to President Emmanuel Macron, as Morocco’s Plenipotentiary and Extraordinary Ambassador ... Read More