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Franco-Syrian author wins career gong at Angouleme comics festival

France, Jan. 26 -- The 50th Angouleme International Comics Festival, held every year in south-western France, was officially inaugurated on Wednesday with a ceremony to grant the coveted Grand Prix d'... Read More


How France plans to regulate the realm of internet influencing

France, Jan. 14 -- The French government this week launched a month-long public consultation in a bid to set up acode of good conduct for internet influencers. The project proposes to better protectco... Read More


France to return restored Ivorian drum stolen by colonial settlers

France, Dec. 18 -- Restoration works on theDjidji Ayokwe, or "talking drum", have now been completed in Paris. The artefact, stored at the Quai Branly museum, is ready to be returned to Cote d'Ivoire ... Read More


Paris exhibition celebrates Fela Kuti, the rebel king of Afrobeat

France, Nov. 27 -- The Paris Philharmonie is paying homage to Fela Kuti, pioneer of Afrobeat - a musical currentthat emerged from Nigeria in a swirl of postcolonial enthusiasm, experimentation and pol... Read More