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French PM poised to take caretaker role in deadlocked France

        By Jurgen HECKER   French Prime Minister Gabriel Attal was set to resign but stay on as head of a caretaker government Tuesday, officials said, with no replacement in sight as divided parliamentary groups succumb to infighting. President Emmanuel Macron is expected to accept Attal's resignation after Tuesday's cabinet meeting -- the first since his allies got roundly beaten in a snap National Assembly election called […]

todayJuly 16, 2024 6


Gabriel Attal okwa pulwa a kale mombelewa manga onga o prime minister

Omupresitend gwa France Emmanuel Macron okwa tokola oku kaleka prime minister gwe Gabriel Attal mombelewa pakathimbo. O Sky news oya lopota kutya omupresitend okwa pula Attal a thigale onga o prime minister pakathimbo,opo ku kwashilipalekwe engungumano moshilongo. Attal okwa tile ota zi miilonga,ta gwedhako kutya omanga a pyakudhukwa oku kala mombelewa onga omutakamithi,oshili komupresitend okutokola.    

todayJuly 8, 2024 8


French PM urges united front to stop far-right takeover

        By Stuart Williams     France's prime minister on Wednesday urged voters to form a united front to block the far right in legislative elections, warning the anti-immigration party of Marine Le Pen was the only faction capable of winning an absolute majority. With four days to go until the second round in the polls, France's political future remains up in the air as the far-right […]

todayJuly 3, 2024 5

Health / Medical

Africa races to increase vaccine manufacturing capacity, concerns rise over Europe’s control

          By Conrad Onyango, bird story agency     As Africa races to be more independent in vaccine production, Europe is seeking greater control in building and scaling of local manufacturing hubs. In June, France hosted the launch of African Vaccine Manufacturing Accelerator (AVMA) an approximately US$1 billion project geared towards making vaccines more available in Africa - away from African soil. Only 2% of vaccines […]

todayJuly 2, 2024 34


Kenya protests: Ruto pulling the finance bill is unlikely to satisfy angry young protesters – here’s why

          By Kathleen Klaus, Uppsala University       In a move that shocked observers, Kenya’s President William Ruto announced on 26 June he was withdrawing his government’s highly controversial finance bill. This followed two days in which tens of thousands of mostly young protesters took to the streets in nationwide rallies against the proposals contained in the country’s 2024 budget. Kathleen Klaus, who has studied […]

todayJune 27, 2024 36


French voters scramble for proxy votes

More than 550,000 proxy-vote applications have been submitted so far in the build-up to the French general election. The second round of the vote falls at the start of the French school summer holidays. Ross Cullen reports.

todayJune 19, 2024 10


Search for dozens feared missing after deadly migrant shipwrecks off Italy

    By Gael BRANCHEREAU, Ella IDE   The Italian coastguard searched off southern Italy Monday for survivors or the bodies of dozens of migrants feared missing, after two shipwrecks left 11 people dead. With up to 60 migrants potentially lost at sea, the coastguard said it has been looking for "possible missing persons" since late Sunday, "following the shipwreck of a sailing boat with migrants on board, presumably departing […]

todayJune 17, 2024 8


France reducing military presence in West, Central Africa to 600 troops: sources

        By Daphné BENOIT   France is planning to reduce its military presence in West and Central Africa to around 600 troops in line with President Emmanuel Macron's plans to limit the French military footprint in the region, three sources told AFP. In February 2023, Macron announced "noticeable reduction" of French troop presence in Africa, as anti-French sentiment is running high in some former colonies and countries […]

todayJune 17, 2024 15