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Is Corsica the Next Catalonia? Nationalists Are Poised for Election Win - NYTimes.com

The European Union is to be the death of the Mega State. The necessity for large conglomerations of disparate peoples to band together for economic good is no longer the factor it once was. 41 more words

Geo-politics, Socio-economics

Kano State partner French government offer scholarship scheme to youths

SCHOLARSHIP– the Kano State government under the leadership of Governor Abdullahi Ganduje has flag off the second scheme of its scholarship programme with the French government. 385 more words

French honour for Durban dancer and choreographer, Lliane Loots

Durban dancer, choreographer, and arts activist, Lliane Loots, has received the coveted Ordre des Arts et des Lettres from the French Government.

In acknowledgement and celebration of Loots life’s work in growing, making and supporting dance in South Africa, and in conjunction with the support she has offered to French artists visiting and working in South Africa, this Knighthood was gently and beautifully bestowed by Ambassador Christophe Farnaud on his very first visit to Durban. 255 more words


As Johnny Nash so eloquently sang, “There are more questions than answers”. This sign, which appeared on a telegraph pole outside Khan’s the other week, certainly got me asking a few. 59 more words

Meet the linguists: the new French government is packing some pretty intimidating skills

The following post was first published in the great blog The Conversation – a not-for-profit initiative which shares knowledge from universities with a global public audience. 771 more words

Guest Posts

May 26, 1755: Read His French Lips

Louis Mandrin was to France what Robin Hood was to England and Rob Roy to Scotland. Having served in the war of 1740 in a light brigade noted for undertaking dangerous missions to surprise the enemy, he was left idle and without income by peace, which made a remarkable appearance in 1748. 278 more words

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France says will 'prove' Damascus behind Syria 'chemical attack'


© AFP | Syrian children receive treatment in the town of Maaret al-Noman, following a suspected chemical weapons attack in Khan Sheikhun, a nearby rebel-held town in Syria?s northwestern Idlib province, on April 4, 2017… 206 more words