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Rwanda Report Alleges France’s Role In 1994...

KIGALI, Rwanda (AP) — A new report commissioned by Rwanda's government accuses France of supplying weapons and protection to the perpetrators of its 1994...

Neglected for Decades, French Guiana Demands Investments...

Schools, businesses and roads shuttered in French Guiana last week as over 30 labor unions launched a general strike protesting high unemployment, crime and...

President Zuma Visits French Memorial to Honor...

One hundred years after they fought together in World War I, white and Black soldiers are finally being honored equally at South Africa's memorial...

Zimbabwe Accuses French and U.S. Ambassadors of...

Zimbabwe has accused the United States Ambassador to the country, his French counterpart and their embassies of fueling the protests in the country last...

French Minister Back-Pedals After Comparing Muslim Veils...

The French Minister for Family, Children and Women’s Rights compared Muslim women wearing veils to the brutality of American slavery, in an interview Wednesday...

French Caribbean Island of Guadeloupe Honors the...

PARIS — French President Francois Hollande is to honor the memory of millions of enslaved Africans in an inaugural visit Sunday to a memorial...

African Nations Need To Take Control Of...

France urged African nations on Monday to step up cross-border cooperation to tackle security challenges from Islamist groups in southern Libya to Boko Haram...

14 African Nations Being Forced By France...

Fourteen nations listed below are in agreement to deposit 65 percent of all foreign currency reserves in a shared reserve fund to France. The...

Celebrate Independence: 9 Interesting Facts About Benin

  Independence Gained The Republic of Benin was formed on Aug. 1, 1960, when the colony of French Dahomey gained independence after France relinquished control of...

French Troops Expand Across Africa in Response...

French troops are still in Mali a year and a half after they were sent there for a targeted operation against extremists. And instead of...

Prime Minister of Central African Republic Pleads...

PARIS — Central African Republic Prime Minister Nicolas Tiangaye Thursday pleaded for French military intervention into his violence-ridden nation as soon as the U.N....

UN Rejects Africa Bid to Halt Kenya...

The U.N. Security Council refused Friday to grant an African request to delay by one year the International Criminal Court prosecution of Kenya's leaders...

St Vincent and Grenadines Emerging as Leaders...

St Vincent and the Grenadines is becoming the center of a pan-Caribbean movement to redress one of the great horrors of the 19th century:...

French Politician Suspended For Calling Nation’s 1st...

The National Front in France has suspended a politician who called Christiane Taubira, the country’s Black justice minister, a “monkey” who she would “rather...

France to Send More Troops Into Central...

France will boost its troops presence in the Central African Republic by the end of the year under a forthcoming U.N. resolution to help...

Syrian Rebels Accused of War Crimes

Human Rights Watch reported Friday that Syrian rebel fighters committed “war crimes” and “crimes against humanity” in an Aug. 4 assault, killing at least...

St. Vincent Prime Minister: European Nations Must...

Fourteen Caribbean nations are suing the governments of the United Kingdom, France and the Netherlands for reparations over what the plaintiffs say is the...

South Africa’s President Zuma: UN Security Council...

The United Nations Security Council remains undemocratic, unrepresentative and unfair to developing nations and small states, South African President Jacob Zuma said on Tuesday. Nearly 70...

15 Nations Currently Seeking Reparations For Slavery

Caricom:  Lawyers and academics gathered  Sept. 16, in St. Vincent and the Grenadines to advance an effort by more than a dozen regional nations...

Poverty in Uganda Leads to Human Trafficking,...

An estimated 250 Ugandans annually end up stranded abroad with human trafficking rings, a police report says. Ugandan youths are trafficked to countries like China,...

Evo Morales Plane Incident: S. American Heads...

Bolivia's President Evo Morales' recent trip from Europe back home has turned into an international incident, with regional heads of state demanding an apology...
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