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Clare Byrne

Clare Byrne

    Macron reshuffles government, names new interior minister
    Macron reshuffles government, names new interior minister
    French President Emmanuel Macron reshuffled his Cabinet on Tuesday, appointing new interior, agriculture and culture ministers after a weeks-long...
    Hero Malian who saved child to be given French citizenship
    Hero Malian who saved child to be given French citizenship
    A Malian migrant who scaled a four-story Paris apartment bloc with his bare hands to save a child was honoured by French President Emmanuel Macron...
    France immigration bill sows seeds of dissent in Macron party
    France immigration bill sows seeds of dissent in Macron party
    The French Parliament votes on Friday on a tough immigration Bill that has sparked rumblings of revolt within President Emmanuel Macron's party,...
    Deposed leader Ben Ali's trial begins in Tunisia
    Deposed leader Ben Ali's trial begins in Tunisia
    A magistrate's court in the Tunisian capital began hearing a case against Ben Ali and his wife Leila for theft and fraud over the discovery of...
    Speedy justice in World Cup courts
    Speedy justice in World Cup courts
    Doping is banned at the Soccer World Cup but the South African justice system acts as if it's on steroids.
    The A-Z of South Africanisms
    The A-Z of South Africanisms
    One of the Mexican forwards stumbles during a tackle. "Sorry, man" the South African defender says. "Aha," the Mexican thinks. "An admission of...
    Election express pulls in to Mozambique
    Election express pulls in to Mozambique
    After South Africa, Malawi and Botswana, the 2009 Southern Africa election express rolls into the region's rising star, Mozambique, this week.
    Miners fear for jobs as platinum loses its glister
    Miners fear for jobs as platinum loses its glister
    In British street slang, when something is good it's "diamond".
    Taxi industry shoots down public transport plans
    Taxi industry shoots down public transport plans
    Alex Mabizela is a poster boy for the lawless world of South African minibus taxis.
    Mozambicans opt for a new life on terra firma
    Mozambicans opt for a new life on terra firma
    After rain comes sunshine -- if you're willing to seize the chance of a new life.
    Hawkers claim their right to piece of World Cup pie
    Hawkers claim their right to piece of World Cup pie
    Lazarus Tlhahane (69), a grandfather seven times over, is hoping to be adopted.
    Loxion kulcha: Soweto TV takes the lead
    Loxion kulcha: Soweto TV takes the lead
    The only fixed-line telephone for the first community television station in South Africa to get a year-long broadcasting licence is hidden away in...