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Côte d’Ivoire: The Democratic Association of French People Abroad notes a concern of the French community regarding the political tensions

The Democratic Association of French People Abroad (ADFE), also known as French of the World, which for 40 years has brought together French people living outside of France, held its general assembly in Abidjan. 20 to 25,000 French people reside in Côte d’Ivoire. On the eve of the presidential election, many are expressing concern about […]

Nigeria-France: A 200,000 barrel-per-day refinery project contract signed between the two nations

The French company Axens and the Nigerian conglomerate BUA signed a partnership contract on Tuesday 1st September in Paris to carry out the first stage of a refinery project which will be located in Akwa Ibom State, in south-eastern Nigeria. Currently, the continent’s leading crude oil producer imports almost all of its fuel from abroad. […]

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Niger: Murderous attack costs lives to 6 French and two Nigeriens

Eight dead in an attack on a humanitarian organization vehicle in Niger. Two Nigeriens and six Frenchmen lost their lives this Sunday. The vehicle in which they were travelling was targeted by armed men on motorcycles. They fled. Nigerien security forces are carrying out sweep operations, assisted by the French army. The victims were on […]

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Congo Brazzaville: President Denis Sassou Nguesso loses his plane in France

A Falcon 7X from the presidential fleet of the Congolese Denis Sassou Nguesso is due to be auctioned off on the tarmac at Bordeaux-Mérignac airport. The plane was grounded at the request of a Lebanese businessman, Mohsen Hojeij, acting on the basis of a Paris Court of Appeal ruling of 27 February, in settlement of […]

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G5 Sahel summit took place in Mauritania

The G5 Sahel countries and France meet on Tuesday June 30 in Nouakchott to take stock of their fight against the jihadists, six months after they decided to intensify the joint effort to regain lost ground in the region. Emmanuel Macron and the Heads of State of Mauritania, Mali, Burkina Faso, Niger and Chad met […]

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Important financial agreements between France and Rwanda

It is the concrete translation of the political warming between France and Rwanda. The two countries signed financing agreements worth 50 million euros on Tuesday 30 June at the French Development Agency. These financial agreements are the first to be signed between the two countries in nearly thirty years. These are two agreements. The first […]

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Buhari: ECOWAS is under risk of dislocation as ECO currency will replaces CFA

The President of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari, spoke for the first time on Wednesday 24 June of a risk of dislocation of ECOWAS, in case of the arrival of the eco currency to replace the CFA franc by the WAEMU zone. Even if it is not a threat, Muhammadu Buhari’s statements show that the positions remain […]

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France announces killing of terrorist Abdelmalek Droukdel

An operation carried out on June 3 in northern Mali by French forces with the support of their partners led to the death of the Emir of AQMI Abdelmalek Droukdel, French Armed Forces Minister Florence Parly announced on Twitter on Friday. Abdelmalek Droukdel is a jihadist figure in the region, mentor of several jihadist groups […]

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Algeria recalls envoy to France in protest to two broadcasts on democratic revolution

Algeria Wednesday recalled its ambassador to France for consultations in reaction to the broadcast of two documentary films on the democratic revolution, also known as Hirak, on public TV channels that it deems attack on its people and institutions. The Algerian foreign ministry in a statement said the broadcast of the clips on France 5 […]

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France adopted the bill rectifying the end of CFA franc

The bill ratifying the end of the CFA franc was adopted on Wednesday 20 May in the Council of Ministers by the French government. This text formally validates the transformation of the West African currency which will change its name to eco. It is a new step after the announcement made on December 21 by […]

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