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What’s the French Army Doing in Chad?

“France has propped up regimes in Chad for decades. But it used to be much more discreet about it.” https://allafrica.com/stories/201902150748.html…

Rebel Incursion Exposes Chad’s Weaknesses

“An early February incursion by the Union of Resistance Forces (UFR) into Chad from Libya was halted by French air…

Chad: Army Captures Hundreds of Rebels After French Airstrikes

“French and Chadian airstrikes have allowed the Chadian army to take some 250 rebels into custody. The rebel group had…

Uganda deports Rwandan, French nationals

“Ugandan authorities have deported a Rwandan and a French national accusing them of undermining state security.” https://www.theeastafrican.co.ke/news/ea/Uganda-deports-Rwandan-and-French-nationals/4552908-4945812-su2xf3z/index.html You may also…

Italy Accuses France of ‘Impoverishing Africa’

“Paris summoned the Italian ambassador this week after Italy’s Deputy Prime Minister Luigi Di Maio accused France of “impoverishing African…

Italy’s Deputy Prime Minister Says France Creates Poverty in Africa

“Luigi Di Maio, Italy’s Deputy Prime Minister has infuriated France with his comments that France has “never stopped colonizing Africa”…

From Hip Hop to Literature: Meet Gael Faye, Burundi-born French-Rwandan Superstar Whose Debut Novel Sold 700,000 Copies

“Petit Pays, the literary debut by long-time rapper Gael Faye which has sold more than 700,000 copies, been translated into…

Namibia: Geingob Opens Peugeot Plant At Coast

“The N$190 million Peugeot Opel assembly plant at Walvis Bay was officially opened on Wednesday by president Hage Geingob.” https://allafrica.com/stories/201812060386.html…

Call for Application: “Supporting Entrepreneurship in Africa”

“Beginning in 2015, the Supporting Entrepreneurship in Africa programme is a philanthropic initiative which goal is to identify and empower…

World’s most powerful armies

The world’s five most powerful armies are: USA, Russia, China, India and France. The United Kingdom is 6th, Gerany is…

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