News - France

Senegal Election: President Macky Sall Leads Field Of Four

19 hours ago /

As Senegal gets set to vote on Sunday, President Macky Sall is billed as the strong favourite to win the country’s polls, boosted by a modernising first term that propelled economic growth although critics accuse him of jailing his rivals for political gain.

PSG Release Update On Neymar’s Recovery From Foot Injury

1 day ago /
Sports  

Neymar will travel to Brazil to continue treatment on his foot injury, Paris Saint-Germain have announced.

Venezuela’s Guaido Gets More European Support

1 day ago /
International News 

Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido won further pledges for international aid for the crisis-wracked country on Tuesday with several European countries announcing new assistance.

Bayern Will Not Be Fazed By Anfield Atmosphere Against Liverpool - Arjen Robben

4 days ago /
Sports  

Arjen Robben has said that when Bayern Munich head to Anfield to face Liverpool in the last 16 of the UEFA Champions League on Tuesday, they will not be fazed by one of the most iconic venues in world football.

Trump Tells European Countries To Take Back ISIS Fighters

5 days ago /
International News 

President Donald Trump has told the UK and other European allies to take back and put on trial more than 800 Islamic State (ISIS) group fighters captured in the final battle against the group.

Corruption Remains Biggest Threat To Nigeria's Democracy - Buhari

1 week ago /
Nation 

Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari, says corruption remains the biggest threat to the country’s democracy and may undermine the February 16 presidential election.

Macron Seeks Improved Relations On Egypt Visit

3 weeks ago /
International News 

French President Emmanuel Macron held talks with Egyptian President Abdel Fatah Al-Sisi on Monday, the second day of his official visit to Egypt.

Nadal Takes Positives Out Of Australian Open Defeat

3 weeks ago /
Sports  

Rafael Nadal said he took a lot of positives out of the Australian Open on his return from injury, despite being thrashed in the final Sunday by Novak Djokovic.

INEC Opens Election Monitoring Center

1 month ago /
Nation 

European Union Ambassadors have promised to support all initiatives by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, aimed at ensuring peaceful and credible election in Nigeria.

Fabregas Leaves Chelsea Joins Thiery Henry At Monaco

1 month ago /
Sports  

Cesc Fabregas has completed his move to from Chelsea to Ligue 1 strugglers Monaco, a source close to the deal confirmed to AFP on Friday.

Paris 'Gas Explosion' Kills Two Firefighters In City Centre

1 month ago /
International News 

Two firefighters have been killed after a huge explosion at a bakery in the French capital, Paris, officials said.

DR Congo Election: Defeated Candidate Vows Legal Challenge

1 month ago /
International News 

The defeated opposition candidate in DR Congo's presidential election has vowed to challenge the result in court.

Opposition Candidate Tshisekedi Declared Winner Of D.R. Congo Election

1 month ago /

Mr Tshisekedi of the opposition has won the D.R Congo presidential election even with the final result yet to be announced.

Gabon Arrests Four Military Officer After Coup Attempt

1 month ago /
International News 

Military officers in Gabon staged an apparent coup attempt early on Monday, seizing the state radio station and declaring their dissatisfaction with President Ali Bongo, but several of the Putschists were arrested within hours, the government said.

France Drops Charges Against Rwandan Officials

1 month ago /

France has dropped charges against nine Rwandan officials investigated over the death of the country’s president in 1998.

U.S. Reassures Iraq Over Withdrawal From Syria

2 months ago /

U.S. secretary of state Mike Pompeo has assured Iraqi Prime minister Adel Abdul Mahdi that the U.S. Is still committed to fighting Islamic state in Iraq and other areas despite its planned troop withdrawal from Syria.

Buhari To Depart Abuja On Official Trip To Niger

2 months ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari will depart Abuja on Tuesday on a one-day official trip to Zinder, the Republic of Niger to participate in the programme of activities marking the 60th anniversary of the formal Proclamation of the Republic of Niger.

'Yellow Vest' Protesters Defy Government To Gather In Paris

2 months ago /
International News 

"Yellow vest" protesters have gathered in Paris and other cities for a fifth consecutive Saturday of demonstrations.

36 Countries To Participate In 2018 Calabar Carnival

2 months ago /
Entertainment 

No fewer than 36 countries have registered their attendance to be part of the 2018 annual Calabar International Carnival.

Yellow Vest Protests 'Economic Catastrophe' For France

2 months ago /
International News 

The "yellow vest" protests have been "a catastrophe" for the French economy, the Finance Minister says.


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