Cyril Ramaphosa: from anti-apartheid activist to leader of South Africa's coalition government

France, June 14 -- Cyril Ramaphosa, the former trade unionist and key participant in the fight against apartheid, has been given a second mandate as South Africa's president, albeit without an absolut... Read More

Divided South Africans vote in tight elections that could end ANC dominance

France, May 29 -- The latest survey, released last week by Afrobarometer, shows that a third of voters are still undecided - making the elections the most unpredictable in South Africa's democratic hi... Read More

Corruption a big worry for young South Africans voting in key elections

France, May 26 -- Amid a deepening social and economic crisis, young South Africans are demanding urgent action to reduce corruption, create jobs and improve basic needs and services. Three-quarters ... Read More

Marseille art festival tells migrant stories with an Olympic twist

France, May 12 -- Marseille is not historically known as a hotspot for the visual arts. The southern French metropolis's dynamic culture is more centred around food, music, football and its beautiful ... Read More

Rwandan opposition leader asks court to restore her civic rights

France, May 1 -- Victoire Ingabire Umuhoza initiated proceedings earlier this week. In March 2024, the High Court in Rwanda controversially denied Ingabire Umuhoza's application for rehabilitation, ... Read More

Rwandan opposition deplores UK deportation deal as 'modern slavery'

France, April 26 -- Under the new law, first agreed with the Rwandan government two years ago, any asylum seeker who travels to the UK illegally will be sent to Rwanda. British Prime Minister Rishi S... Read More

More than half of African migrants remain in Africa, report finds

France, April 20 -- People in African countries primarily migrate within the continent rather than trying to leave it, new analysis shows. A report by theInternational Organisation for Migration (IOM)... Read More

Exhibition celebrates Marseille as 'gateway to the Global South'

France, April 7 -- Visitors to Marseille's art venue, La Friche la Belle de Mai, can expect visual arts, performances, films and more in a gigantic space at the heart of the mediterranean city. Until ... Read More

Rwanda marks 30 years since genocide that horrified the world

France, April 7 -- Rwanda has begun 100 days of commemorations to mark the 30th anniversary of the 1994 genocide, in which 800,000 people, most of them from the Tutsi ethnic group, were massacred by H... Read More

Thirty years after genocide, Rwanda's relations with France are slowly mending

France, April 6 -- France's relationship with Rwanda is gradually improving as French authorities acknowledge the country's responsibility in the 1994 Rwandan genocide, which began 30 years ago this w... Read More