Issued on: 04/11/2019 – 17:26Modified: 04/11/2019 – 17:32 At least two people were shot and wounded in Guinea's capital on Monday during clashes between police and protesters attending the funerals of victims of violence in recent demonstrations, an AFP correspondent and doctors said.
Issued on: 03/11/2019 – 09:35Modified: 03/11/2019 – 12:44 Nearly 30,000 people have been displaced by flooding in the Central African Republic in the latest crisis to hit the war-torn country. A FRANCE 24 team reporting in the capital, Bangui, found residents displaced and struggling to cope on their own. Advertising Read more Standing in ankle-deep muddy water,
Issued on: 02/11/2019 – 19:43Modified: 03/11/2019 – 16:02 A French soldier was killed in Malis eastern border region, France's presidency said in a statement Saturday, a day after 49 Malian soldiers were massacred in the same area. The Islamic State (IS) group claimed responsibility for both attacks. Advertising Read more Corporal Ronan Pointeau died near
Several thousand people in the worst-affected area of Baladweeyne are sheltering under trees or in e..
Issued on: 02/11/2019 – 19:43Modified: 02/11/2019 – 19:44 A French soldier was killed in Mali Saturday after his armoured vehicle was struck by a roadside bomb, France's presidency said in a statement. Advertising Read more Corporal Ronan Pointeau died near Menaka in eastern Mali following "the detonation of an improvised explosive device as his armoured
Issued on: 02/11/2019 – 19:04Modified: 02/11/2019 – 19:07 Five candidates will run in Algeria's presidential election next month, including two former prime ministers, the head of the election authority said on Saturday, amid mass protests rejecting the vote. Advertising Read more The authorities have repeatedly said the Dec. 12 vote would be the only way to
Issued on: 01/11/2019 – 16:19Modified: 01/11/2019 – 16:59 REPORTERS FRANCE 24 Television cameras are not welcome in the tropical forests of Cameroon. But our journalists managed to investigate the damage caused by the intensive cultivation of the Hevea tree that produces latex, the raw material used to make rubber. Multinationals, such as Sud Cameroun Hévéa, are
President Donald Trump said the West African nation failed to address concerns over its "persistent gross violations of internationally recognized human rights'' allegedly committed by Cameroon's security forces.The US also cut more than $17 million in security aid and support to Cameroon in February over concerns about its human rights record. In a letter
People have been evacuated using tractors and boats from neighborhoods that have been submerged in water in Beledweyne town after days of rainfall and flooding, the charity said.Thousands of residents in makeshift camps are in desperate need of food and water, the organization said.Save the Children said its staff are working tirelessly screening children, but resources
Johannesburg city council member Funzela Ngobeni said the hackers gained access to the city's computer systems last Thursday and gave them until Monday to make the payment of four bitcoins, which is equivalent to 500,000 rands, according to the council.The officials are refusing to pay and the ultimatum date has now elapsed."The city will not concede to their demands