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Macron offers concessions to ‘yellow-vest’ protesters, but it may not be enough

In a 15-minute televised speech from the Elysee Palace, the president told the nation, 'I accept my share of responsibility' for the crisis

‘Moment of truth’ for Macron as protests hit French economy

Macron's government announced a climbdown on fuel tax increases for January and further concessions appear to be on the cards

France’s armed forces chief quits after row with Macron over budget cuts

The row erupted last week when the chief of staff told a parliamentary committee he would not allow the armed forces to be "screwed"

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

When an Afro-feminist festival defies white supremacy

Black women must be allowed to come together without being forced to justify their actions to people who do not face similar oppressions

French vote doesn’t secure democracy

Now, as in the past, the liberal Enlightenment is no guarantee for liberty, equality and fraternity

Emmanuel Macron wins French presidency

Macron shows no sign of wishing to change traditional alliances nor re-shape its military and peace-keeping roles in the Middle East and Africa.

Why are former colonies in Africa so important to France?

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

Gloves off in French presidential live TV bout

Le Pen and Macron clashed over the economy, the EU and terrorism in a bruising tit-for-tat.

Macron’s optimistic centrist vision for France

Should the French vote against the populist Le Pen as president it will show that the rise of the far right can be limited.

French presidential elections: What you need to know

Candidates must convince voters they are best placed to solve the economic and security issues facing the country

Far-right parties on march to change Europe’s political complexion

Anti-establishment forces, emboldened by Donald Trump's US victory, pose a real threat to leftist and centrist candidates in upcoming polls.

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Wellcome Trust award goes to UKZN mental health champion

Dr Andr? J van Rensburg, a senior researcher in UKZN's Centre for Rural Health, received the Wellcome Trust Discretionary Award.

MTN gears up to deliver improved customer service

On 28 January, the first batch of MTN contract customers will be migrated onto the new customer service platform.

Request for expression of interest on analysis of quality and outcome indicators for regional and district hospitals in Lesotho

Introduction The Ministry of Health of Lesotho with the support of the World Bank funded Nutrition and Health Systems Strengthening...

MiX Telematics enhances in-vehicle video camera solution

The company has launched the gold MiX Vision Bureau Service, which includes driver-coaching tools to ensure risky driver behaviour can be addressed proactively and efficiently.

Boosting safety for cargo and drivers

The use of a telematics system for fleet vehicles has proved to be an important tool in helping to drive down costs and improve efficiency, says MiX Telematics Africa.

Silencing the guns and firearms amnesty

Silencing the guns and firearms amnesty

Gender-based violence is an affront to our humanity

Gender-based violence is an affront to our humanity

UK-Africa investment summit 2020: Think Africa Invest SA

UK-Africa investment summit 2020: Think Africa Invest SA