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Macron hosts 140 CEOs in pre-Davos charm offensive

A former investment banker, Macron has vowed to shake the French economy out of its torpor.

Macron faces hurdles, despite massive boost

France's youngest president in the six decade-long Fifth Republic has transformed the country’s political landscape in a matter of weeks

Why are former colonies in Africa so important to France?

France is facing the second and final round of its presidential election.

Assange: Time for legal action against US snooping

Julian Assange says that the time has come for legal action after leaked documents reveal Washington spied on three French presidents.

Greece faces diplomatic push on its debt at G7 summit

Greece faces a week of urgent diplomacy to free up bailout aid and avert a potential default as world leaders press for a resolution to the standoff.

French leaders hail probe into CAR child sex abuse

Leaders of the two countries are co-operating in investigations amid allegations that French soldiers sexually assaulted children while in CAR.

Greece election: France congratulates leftist party Syriza on victory

French president Francois Hollande hopes for close cooperation between Greece and France following Syriza's win in Sunday's elections in Athens.

World leaders due in Saudi Arabia to offer condolences

Several leaders, including US President Barack Obama, will visit Saudi Arabia's new King Salman after the death of his predecessor, King Abdullah.

Abbas, Netanyahu march in historic Paris rally

Unlikely scenes at a historic march in Paris against terrorism as Palestine's Mahmoud Abbas and Israel's Benjamin Netanyahu march together.

Russian military presence in Ukraine ‘intolerable’

Francois Hollande has condemned Russia's military presence in Ukraine, while Russia has assured Europe it will keep winter gas supply commitments.

Hollande fails the De Gaulle standard

The beleaguered French leader came into office in 2012 as the supposed anti-Merkel. Now she is as strong as ever and he has never looked weaker.

Motshekga launches petition for kidnapped Nigerian schoolgirls

A petition launched by Angie Motshekga will be delivered to Nigeria by a delegation from the ANC Women's League and SA's government.

France outraged by Rwandan genocide blame

The French justice minister will not attend commemorations marking 20th anniversary of genocide, after Paul Kagame's comments.

Weekend 101: Of protests, politics and dodgy relationships

This week, the DA has march drama, Zwelinzima Vavi threatens to sue Cosatu, France and the US get cozy, and an exhibition is plagued by disagreements.

France’s François Hollande to separate from partner

The French President was expected to announce his separation from Valerie Trierweiler after a media frenzy threw his personal life into the spotlight.

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Judicial Conduct Committee orders Mogoeng to apologise for his remarks about SA Israel relations

The JCC said that by the chief justice straying into politics, he breached the judicial conduct code and ordered him to issue an apology and retraction

‘Doctors’ wives’ jump Covid queue

Private doctors and civilians have been exploiting gaps in the public health system to get vaccinated

Ithala fails to act against board chairperson over PPE scandal

Morar asked to settle with the state and pay back the profit he made on an irregular tender

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