Tag: Paris

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

France’s Macron ‘resents’ Russia over its growing influence in Francophone Africa — Putin

March 15, 2024

Russian President Vladimir Putin has zoomed in on his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron and his vocal criticism of Moscow’s war on Ukraine, arguing that this ... Read More

France to keep its troops in Chad amid apparent pre-election crackdown on opposition

March 8, 2024

France has said it will keep its 1,000 troops in junta-run Chad amid waning French influence after it was ousted from several African countries over ... Read More

Guinea’s media regulator orders Canal+ to remove Djoma TV & Radio from channel packages on security grounds

December 8, 2023

Paris-based cable network Canal+ removed Thursday December 7 the Guinean private media Djoma TV and its radio from its channel packages under instruction of the ... Read More

France begins pulling out its troops from Niger after junta’s order

October 12, 2023

France has begun pulling out its troops from Niger after being ordered out of the West African nation by the military junta that ousted the ... Read More

Niger: France to begin withdrawing troops ‘this week’, as Nigeria’s FM warns intervention ‘still on table’

October 5, 2023

French troops will begin withdrawing from Niger "this week", Paris announced on Thursday (5 October), while Nigeria’s top diplomat has said that a military intervention ... Read More

West’s waning influence in Africa laid bare as France announces withdrawal from Niger

September 26, 2023

France's decision to withdraw its ambassador and military forces from Niger, the West's last key ally in the central Sahel region, amid a wave anti-French ... Read More

Morocco/Earthquake: India, AU, Paris, WB, IMF & EU Express Solidarity & Pledge Financial Support

September 10, 2023

India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Chair of the African Union & Pdt. of the Comoros Azali Assoumani, President of France Emmanuel Macron, World Bank Chief ... Read More

Niger gives French troops until Sep. 3 to withdraw

August 31, 2023

The junta in power in Niger, the National Council for the Safeguard of the Homeland (CNSP), has reportedly ordered French troops stationed in the West ... Read More

Macron addresses crisis in Sahel, calls for strengthening French diplomacy

August 29, 2023

During a major foreign policy speech to ambassadors gathered in Paris on Monday (28 August), French President Emmanuel Macron said his country refuses any "paternalism" ... Read More