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Why are so many in France hesitant to take the Covid-19 vaccine?

Misinformation and a history of health scandals have led to a powerful anti-vax movement, presenting France with a fresh challenge in the pandemic

Turkey goes on charm offensive in West Africa

The foreign minister’s visits to Mali, Senegal and Niger leverage colonial-era hurts to pave the way for Turkey’s investment in francophone Africa

Emery Mwazulu Diyabanza: Liberating Africa from land of liberté

The cultural and political activist is on a quest to bring looted treasures back home

Macron, Merkel to present joint EU recovery initiative

Europe is just beginning to emerge from the lockdowns to halt the outbreak, which has taken a huge bite out of national economies

The coronavirus crisis: A failure of policy and leadership

The world needs someone to step up and take charge – anyone but Donald Trump that is

Museum in a Box tells our stories

As efforts to repatriate Africa’s artefacts continue, a Zulu collective has hit upon a digital solution

How South Africa and Germany can help the world

Both countries have a strong orientation towards multilateralism and democratic values

10 conflicts to watch in 2020

As Washington overpromises and underdelivers, regional powers are seeking solutions on their own — both through violence and diplomacy

As Bolsonaro incinerates the Amazon, urgent action is needed for climate justice

As South Africans, we must support the fight to save the Amazon, but also take a strong stand on environmental concerns that are closer to home

No perks for Swedish MPs

Everyone, including the prime minister and judges, must live in conditions similar to voters

Notre-Dame blaze a symbol of the transience of ‘civilisation’

The image of the iconic church on fire interrupted the French nation’s link to its heritage and history

French sports hijab row ‘hysterical’ – minister

French Justice Minister Nicole Belloubet waded into a debate over the marketing of a sports version of the Muslim hijab headscarf

Macron ‘won’t respond’ to populist Italian leaders

Italy's deputy prime minister accused France of "impoverishing" Africa and pushing migrants to join Europe through political "colonisation"

‘Yellow vests’ back on France’s streets to challenge Macron

Police fired tear gas and water cannon to push back protesters at Place de la Bastille in Paris, one of the regular protest areas

Scepticism in France as Macron launches ‘great national debate’

Macron, who is struggling to end the biggest crisis of his presidency, on Sunday set out 35 questions to be debated across the country

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