Lupita Nyong'o hailed as 'pride of Africa' after Oscar winIn South Africa, Olympian Oscar Pistorius pleads not guilty to murder at the opening of his trial. Prosecutors allege he shot dead his girlfriend in a rage on February 14th 2013. I...
Deadly double explosions hit northeastern NigeriaTwo deadly explosions on Saturday rocked the northern Nigerian city of Maiduguri, a stronghold of the radical Islamist Boko Haram group, residents said.
France pledges support in Nigeria's Boko Haram battleAs Nigeria marks the centenary of its unification, dozens are killed in three coordinated attacks in Adamawa state. France's president pledges support in battling Boko Haram i...
NIGERIA - FRANCE
Hollande vows to help Nigeria fight Boko HaramTwo days after a brutal Boko Haram attack on a northern Nigerian school, French President François Hollande arrived in the Nigerian capital of Abuja Thursday for a visit dominated...
More than 40 killed in Nigerian school massacreBoko Haram Islamists are thought to be the killers of 43 people who died on Tuesday in an attack on secondary school students as they slept, in the latest school massacre to hit Ni...
Suspected Islamist rebels raid northeast Nigerian townSuspected Boko Haram Islamists attacked a town in Nigeria's troubled northeast early on Wednesday, the military said, sparking a firefight with security forces.
Trapped miners remain underground to avoid arrestStaying underground: authorities are trying to convince miners in South Africa to come back to the surface but with police standing by there's only been a score of takers so f...
France In Focus
FRANCE IN FOCUS
France in 2014: a look at the year aheadIn this edition we look ahead to what this new year could have in store for France, both politically and culturally. Next, there's relief and joy as the French priest kidnappe...
French priest celebrates first mass home after Boko Haram releaseFrench priest Georges Vandenbeusch was greeted with the thunderous applause of parishioners as he returned to his former church in the Parisian suburb of Sceaux on Thursday, three...
In The Papers
IN THE FRENCH PAPERS
SOS BanguiFRENCH PRESS – Fri. 03/01/14: Le Parisien says it's "mission impossible" for French soldiers in the Central African Republic. La Croix interviews the French priest w...
French priest kidnapped in Cameroon is releasedGeorges Vandenbeusch (photo), the French priest kidnapped in northern Cameroon last month, has been released, the office of President Francois Hollande said on Tuesday.
Goodluck Jonathan, President of NigeriaOn the sidelines of the Africa-France summit in Paris, Marc Perelman met Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan. President Jonathan reacted to Nelson Mandela’s death and praised the...