France - Afrik.com : Africa and Maghreb's news - The panafrican daily newspaper http://www.afrik-news.com/ Afrik.com, Africa's portal offers a daily online newspaper with information on what is going on in the world, culture, economics, sport, societies of 56 african countries. en Afrik-news.com : Africa news, Maghreb news - The african daily newspaper http://www.afrik-news.com/images/logo_moyen.gif http://www.afrik-news.com/ New York Forum Africa 2013: The ICC, judicial colonialism in Africa? http://www.afrik-news.com/article19452.html Fri, 28 Jun 2013 17:54:06 +0200 At a debate on "independence" in Africa during the second edition of the New York Forum Africa 2013 in Libreville, Gabon, the Rwandan minister for foreign affairs, Louise Mushikiwabo, called into question the role of the International Criminal Court. The chief prosecutor of the ICC, Fatou Bensouda, tried to defend the judicial institution that she directs. Fouâd Harit More than a Distributor, THEMA is THE partner when it comes to international development http://www.afrik-news.com/article19447.html Thu, 04 Apr 2013 15:53:30 +0200 THEMA* continues its distribution and marketing strategy of ethnic offers, in Europe and worldwide, confirming its status of preferred partner for international development of TV channels intended for immigrated communities and their respective descendants all over the world. From market research to channel distribution, THEMA is there at every step of the value chain. Orange launches Orange Horizons to seek out new business opportunities outside its operator footprint http://www.afrik-news.com/article19446.html Mon, 21 Jan 2013 15:20:05 +0100 PARIS, France, January 16, 2013/ — Orange (http://www.orange.com) has launched a new subsidiary called Orange Horizons that aims to seek out new business opportunities in countries where the Group is not already present as a mass-market telecommunications provider. These projects, which will leverage the global reputation of the Orange brand and existing Group assets, aim to provide a new source of revenue for the Group and improve customer loyalty across its footprint without the need for significant investment. Such projects could include the launch of online stores selling telecoms-related equipment or airtime; the introduction of flexible travel solutions; or the launch of a virtual mobile operator (MVNO) activity. France provides financial aid to DR Congo to assist the homeless persons http://www.afrik-news.com/article19379.html Wed, 17 Oct 2012 12:08:33 +0200 Ojong Debra Canada: A cameroonian appointed Minister http://www.afrik-news.com/article19316.html Sat, 22 Sep 2012 15:24:22 +0200 Christophe lele France: the group"Do not touch my prophet" called for a demonstration in Paris http://www.afrik-news.com/article19304.html Wed, 19 Sep 2012 18:04:34 +0200 Two appeal for demonstrations on Saturday against the anti-Islam film ''Innocence of Muslims'', have been published on social networks. The gathering of the movement "Do not touch my prophet" should move from "Trocadéro to reach the Place de la Concorde"", where is the Embassy of the United States. The same day, another demonstration is planned in Toulouse, Marseille and Lille. Christophe lele International fraud: Le Floch-Prigent charged in Togo http://www.afrik-news.com/article19296.html Tue, 18 Sep 2012 12:11:25 +0200 Sébastien Badibanga International fraud: Le Floch-Prigent extradited to Togo http://www.afrik-news.com/article19288.html Sun, 16 Sep 2012 20:21:41 +0200 Le Floch-Prigent, the former boss of Elf was arrested Saturday at the airport in Abidjan, Ivory Coast , where he was preparing to return to Paris. He was then extradited to Togo to be heard in an international fraud case currently considered by the Togolese justice France Telecom-Orange announces a major incident on one of its cable ships off the coast of Namibia http://www.afrik-news.com/article19267.html Mon, 13 Aug 2012 17:51:17 +0200 PARIS, France, August 10, 2012 — France Telecom-Orange (http://www.orange.com) has suffered a major incident on its cable-ship, the Chamarel. A fire broke out on the ship late afternoon on 8 August while returning from a repair operation on the Sat3-Safe cable off the coast of Namibia in the Atlantic Ocean. Despite the crew's efforts to control the fire, the decision was made to abandon the ship at around 8pm local time. All 56 crew members were safely recovered by a Namibian fishing vessel without injury or incident. The crew is currently located at the Namibian port, Walvis Bay and will be repatriated in the coming days. Antoine Ganne Burqa Ban: Islamophobia verses the Enlightenment http://www.afrik-news.com/article19223.html Mon, 18 Apr 2011 14:52:31 +0200 Writing during a period of great religious conflict, John Locke stated that the “toleration of those that differ from others in matters of religion is so agreeable to...the genuine reason of mankind, that it seems monstrous for men to be so blind as not to perceive the necessity and advantage of it.” Over 300 years on, this most basic tenet of European Enlightenment thought – the freedom of religious belief and practice – is increasingly under attack. Stefan Simanowitz Of Western hypocrisy, Obdurate tyrants and Changing times http://www.afrik-news.com/article19187.html Mon, 28 Mar 2011 16:28:05 +0200 As the Bob Dylan song goes, the times they are “achanging”. But, do the lowly tyrants and dictators of our world, or those Western powers who are bonded to their hypocrisy, double standards and greed, see eye to eye with good old Bob? Hama Tuma Ivory Coast civil war could destabilize region http://www.afrik-news.com/article19163.html Tue, 22 Mar 2011 12:07:51 +0100 A few days after Mr. Alassane Ouattara announced the formation of a new army, the Republican Forces of Côte d'Ivoire, elements close to Mr. Gbagbo have called for a massive enlistment into the army loyal to the outgoing president. As thousands enlist to fight and several thousands flee Côte d'Ivoire into neighboring countries, the U.N has warned that "the risks of destabilizing the region are enormous". Konye Obaji Ori, Patrick K. Johnsson Ivory Coast: Laurent Gbagbo on his way out, says French official http://www.afrik-news.com/article19154.html Mon, 21 Mar 2011 14:50:08 +0100 Henri Guaino, special advisor to French President Nicolas Sarkozy, Monday announced that the departure of the outgoing president of Côte d'Ivoire is "on track". This comes after Laurent Gbagbo's refusal to step down following an advice from a panel of heads of state mandated by the African Union to find solutions to the Ivorian crisis. Informal discussions have been ongoing since the end of international mediation efforts. René Dassié Allied attacks target Libya air force http://www.afrik-news.com/article19149.html Mon, 21 Mar 2011 11:24:20 +0100 Allied officials said two days of missile and aircraft strikes have effectively grounded Muammar Qaddafi's air force, halting his advances into the rebel stronghold of Benghazi, Libya's second-biggest city. Discovering the birth of France's first “child donor” http://www.afrik-news.com/article19139.html Sat, 19 Mar 2011 12:40:49 +0100 Umut Talha, born on 26 January 2011 at the Antoine Béclère de Clamart Hospital near Paris, is the first “child donor” – NOT “medicine baby” as the media would have it – to be born in France. Destination Santé