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Latest update : 2015-12-09

Can energy-hungry South Africa reduce its massive carbon footprint?

South Africa is taking a hard line at the COP21. It's pushing for richer countries to foot the bill for the damage suffered by poorer countries as a result of global warming. A bold stance, particularly as the country is itself a high carbon emitter, the 13th largest greenhouse gas emitter worldwide. About 85% of South Africa's electricity comes from coal factory and while coal is set to remain the main energy source for decades to come, Pretoria wants to diversify its energy mix.

A programme prepared by Patrick Lovett and Laura Burloux

By Caroline DUMAY , Stefan CARSTENS , Ayesha ISMAIL

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Thierry GIORDANO

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2017-11-17 Emmanuel Macron

France's newest political party accused of 'old' methods

Six months after becoming France's youngest ever president, Emmanuel Macron is facing signs of rebellion and frustration from within his own party. Some 100 members, including...

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2017-11-16 Africa

Why Anglophone separatists want independence in Cameroon

Over the past year, dozens of people have died in Cameroon fighting for the independence of an English-speaking area of the country, known as Ambazonia. Now their supporters are...

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2017-11-15 Middle East

Middle East: Gaza's armed groups, a sticking point in Fatah-Hamas reconciliation

The process of reconciliation between the two rival Palestinian parties, Fatah and Hamas, is reaching a critical stage. Hamas is soon to hand over control of Gaza to the...

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2017-11-14 Europe

Video: Is Italy seeing a resurgence of fascism?

Authorities in Italy are concerned about a growing number of extreme right-wing groups who admire WWII-era leader Benito Mussolini and are nostalgic about his fascist regime. At...

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2017-11-13 terrorism

Video: Those affected by the Paris attacks, two years on

Two years after 130 people were killed in terror attacks across Paris, FRANCE 24 speaks to some of the people deeply affected by the violence: a witness who gave first aid to...

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