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Uganda announces first death in latest outbreak of Ebola

France, Sept. 20 -- Uganda's health ministry has announced the country's first fatality from the highly contagious Ebola virus since 2019, declaring an outbreak in the central district of Mubende. Ac... Read More


French public transport forced to put the brakes on because of driver shortage

France, Sept. 20 -- A shortageof drivers is wreaking havoc on public transport networks around France. The disruptions and increased waiting times aretaking their toll on frustrated commuters. Transpo... Read More


French government promises to hike bike spending to €250 million in 2023

France, Sept. 20 -- The French prime minister's office has confirmed that the national'bike plan' will benefit from 250 million euros of state spending next year. The plan, now in its fourth year, has... Read More


EU proposes emergency powers over supply chains, raising concerns among some companies

France, Sept. 20 -- Under draft legislation that would give Brussels emergencypowers to tackle future supply chain crises, Europe-based companies couldbe made to prioritise the production of key produ... Read More


French minister to visit cyclone-battered Guadeloupe as relief fund is activated

France, Sept. 20 -- Two days after the passage of cyclone Fiona, Guadeloupe is facing extensive clean up operations amid effortsto reconnect water supplies and fix roads. The Minister for Overseas Ter... Read More


A final goodbye at Queen Elizabeth's beloved home

France, Sept. 19 -- The royal family celebrated a "life of service, love and faith" as they bade farewell to Queen Elizabeth II in an intimate ceremony inside the grounds of her beloved Windsor Castle... Read More


Anger over 'masculinist' defence of French leftwinger who slapped his wife

France, Sept. 19 -- A senior figureand potential future leader of France's far left France Unbowed (LFI) has quit his post as co-ordinator after admitting hitting his wife during a dispute. LFI leader... Read More


Mbappe flares up over use of his image in France team publicity shots

France, Sept. 19 -- French football chiefs and star striker Kylian Mbappe became embroiled on Monday in a bust-up over publicity shots for the France national football team. The Paris Saint-German fo... Read More


European Commission adopts media legislation to protect press freedom

France, Sept. 19 -- The European Commission has adoptedrules to help protect media freedom and independence acrossthe 27-nation bloc at a time of mounting concern about the dangers of political influe... Read More


South Africa plunged into darkness with whopping six-hour power cuts

France, Sept. 19 -- Power cuts in South Africa have intensified with the most industrialised state on the continenthaving to cut electricity for six hours every day. Anger is mounting over the sweepin... Read More