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March 18, 2018 9:16 AM French island residents round up ‘foreigners

A group of residents from the Indian Ocean French island of Mayotte has been rounding up suspected illegal migrants and taking them to local police. The move targeted around 100 “foreigners, Comorans and Africans”, a member of the group told AFP. Protests against the economic crisis and illegal immigrants from the Comoros islands have paralysed the island 1

February 21, 2018 8:46 AM Drogba’s 17-yr-old son joins French Ligue 1 side Guingamp

Former Chelsea forward Didier Drogba’s 17-year-old son Isaac has joined French Ligue 1 club Guingamp. Isaac Drogba, who – like his father – plays as a striker, has previously played for Chelsea’s academy. He joins Guingamp 16 years after his father signed for the club in an £80,000 move from Le Mans. Didier Drogba, who scored 24 goals in 50 appearances 21

February 14, 2018 2:00 PM Jacques Prévert French School holds Open Day

Jacques Prévert French School on Saturday organized an open day for prospective parents who would like to have their wards admitted in the school. The session had some of the senior pupils take turns to show the parents round the school. Abou-Chedi Mansour, a ninth grader, sharing his opinion on the open day program, said the day gives an opportunity 58

February 5, 2018 11:25 AM Paris attacks suspect in Belgian trial

The sole surviving suspect from the 2015 Paris terror attacks has gone on trial at a Belgian court over the gun fight that led to his arrest. Salah Abdeslam was escorted by two masked police officers, and refused to stand when requested to. “I do not wish to answer any questions,” he said when asked to confirm his identity. Abdeslam has refused to speak 17

February 2, 2018 8:38 AM Nana Addo leaves Ghana for educational conference in Senegal

The President, Nana Akufo-Addo, has left Ghana for Senegal to attend a global education conference. His attendance is upon the invitation of that country’s president, Macky Sall, and French President, Emmanuel Macron. President Akufo-Addo will be accompanied by the Foreign Affairs Minister, Shirley Ayorkor Botchway, and Education Minister, Matthew Opoku 12

February 1, 2018 5:27 PM Rihanna ‘not welcome in Senegal’ – Religious groups

Pop star Rihanna is due to appear at a high-level summit in Senegal tomorrow but a religious association have declared her persona non grata, reports Jeune Afrique (in French). “No to Freemasonry and Homosexuality”, an association of around 30 religious groups in Senegal, accuse the singer of using masonic symbolism and being a member of the so-called 17

January 29, 2018 8:16 PM West Ham to accept £16m Swansea bid for Andre Ayew

West Ham United forward Andre Ayew is set to rejoin Swansea City for a fee of £16million, Citi Sports understands. Swansea have been in hot pursuit of the Ghana international throughout this window and previously had a £14m bid rejected by the Hammers. According to reports, the Hammers are ready to accept their Premier League rivals’ £16 million bid for the Ghana 18

December 18, 2017 8:45 AM Belgian trial of Paris attack suspect postponed to February 5

The Belgian trial of one of the suspects in the 2015 Islamic State attacks in Paris has been postponed until Feb. 5, Belgian news agency Belga said on Monday. A French national but raised and resident in Brussels, Salah Abdeslam fled back to Belgium after the attacks in Paris on Nov. 13, 2015 that killed 130 people, hiding from police for months before 24

November 27, 2017 1:28 PM Italian PM to visit Ghana today, French President Thursday

French President, Emmanuel Macron, will be in Ghana on Thursday, November 30, for a day’s visit. Macron’s visit forms part of his tour of Africa since becoming President earlier in 2017. Prior to that, Italian Prime Minister, Paolo Gentiloni, is also expected to be in Ghana today, Monday, November 27, for a day’s visit. Macron’s Africa tour which begins 42

November 12, 2017 9:27 AM Morroco beat Cote d’Ivoire to book World Cup place

Morocco qualified for the 2018 World Cup in Russia with a 2-0 victory away to Ivory Coast, who missed out on a fourth consecutive appearance at the finals. Goals from defenders Nabil Dirar and Medhi Benatia in Abidjan ensured that Morocco would finish as Group C winners. Morocco needed only a draw in their last group game to finish top of the standings 47