Tag: France

France offers Benin dozens of military vehicles to address terrorism

November 30, 2022

France has offered Benin dozens of military vehicles to back the West African country in the fight against terrorism, few days the country’s armed forces ... Read More

France suspends development assistance to Mali, irks NGOs

November 18, 2022

France has suspended its development aid to Mali in an additional action confirming showdown between the two countries. “Owing to the attitude of the Malian ... Read More

Stabilizing Sahel: Paris to announce official end of anti-jihadist Operation Barkhane

November 9, 2022

French President Emmanuel Macron will officially announce on Wednesday (9 November) the end of the anti-jihadist Operation Barkhane in the Sahel, but this will have ... Read More

Cameroon’s president marks 40 years in power but succession is taboo topic

November 8, 2022

Thousands gathered in Cameroon's capital, Yaounde, Sunday (6 November) to celebrate the 40th anniversary of President Paul Biya’s coming to power but the 89-year-old stayed ... Read More

France to build 500 classrooms in Gabon to help address overcrowding challenges

November 4, 2022

France’s development agency, Agence Française de Developpement (AFD), will build 500 school classrooms across Gabon for a total investment of 154 million euros in a ... Read More

Historic ruling: UN-backed court in CAR convicts three militiamen of crimes against humanity

November 1, 2022

A United States-backed Special Criminal Court in the Central African Republic (CAR) on Monday (31 October) convicted three militiamen of crimes against humanity committed during ... Read More

Africans still see China favorably, but prefer US as global superpower — survey

November 1, 2022

China is still seen favorably by many in Africa, where it is vying for influence with Washington, though, worldwide, support for Beijing has undergone a ... Read More

Morocco/France: Laayoune & Metz sign cooperation partnership

October 25, 2022

Morocco’s Saharan city of Laayoune and French city of Metz signed, on Monday, a partnership agreement destined to bolster their cooperation ties in the economic, ... Read More

Mali warns to defend itself against alleged French sovereignty violations

October 19, 2022

Mali's military government would exercise its right to self-defense if France continued to undermine the West African country's sovereignty and national security, Mali's foreign affairs ... Read More

Malian leader holds telephone conversation with Vladimir Putin

October 6, 2022

Col. Assimi Goita, leader of the transition in Mali, held a telephone conversation with Russia’s President Vladimir Putin to strengthen cooperation between the two countries. ... Read More