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Case dismissed against French troops accused of child rape in Central African Republic

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#MeToo and mixed messages

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A live debate on the topic of the day, with four guests. From Monday to Thursday at 7.10 pm Paris time.

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Africa: who's in charge? (part 2)

She won’t mince her words, but will she be effective? After the election of Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma as African Union’s chair, François Picard looks at South Africa’s ambitions for the continent... and beyond.

  • Douglas YATES. Professor of Political Science, American University of Paris. Author, "Oil, Rebel Movements and Armed Conflict in Africa";
  • Sabine CESSOU. Journalist, Slate and Afrique magazine;
  • Tunde FATUNDE. Journalist, Guardian Newspaper (Lagos, Nigeria), by telephone from Lagos.

Produced by François Picard, Anelise Borges, Mary Colombel, Christopher Davis.

Watch the first part here.

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2018-01-15 Africa

Tunisia's revolutionary fire: Fresh protests, seven years after Arab Spring

It's been seven years since the uprising that saw a wind of change blow across North Africa. The Arab Spring began with the exit of Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali in Tunisia. Nine...

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2018-01-11 Europe

Merkel's last chance? German chancellor in crunch coalition talks

Germany has been in a holding pattern since September 24, when citizens voted in a general election where the big centre-right and centre-left blocs underperformed badly. And...

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2018-01-10 Emmanuel Macron

Conspiracy theories: How to sort truth from fiction?

Long before there was the internet, there were conspiracy theories: neatly-bundled stories to explain events that are hard to swallow. So why does a new survey show that a...

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2018-01-09 Emmanuel Macron

Macron in China: Much more than a state visit?

France's president is in China for three days, in what might seem like the snapshot of a world order in flux. For starters, there was a press conference - which wasn't the case...

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2018-01-08 Golden Globes

New day for women? Oprah leads Hollywood call for change

They wore black to the ceremony. At the Golden Globes, the biggest female leads in Hollywood answered the dress code call of the new Time's Up collective and delivered rousing...

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