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  • Egypt cracks down on tourism companies after 1,000 pilgrims have died in searing Mecca heat June 23, 2024
    Egypt withdrew the operating licenses of 16 tourism companies and referred them to the public prosecutor, accusing them of being responsible for the deaths of Egyptian pilgrims in Mecca, a crisis unit tasked with addressing the situation said on Saturday. More information with William Hilderbrandt.
    FRANCE24
  • Photographer James Barnor, who immortalised Ghana, honoured on 95th birthday June 22, 2024
    James Barnor opened one of the country's first photo studios in Ghana. That's where he immortalized the Nation at the time of its independence. He photographed Ghana’s first President, Dr Kwame Nkrumah and several major national events. For his 95th birthday, Ghana is holding a three-month festival to pay tribute to his work. Story by […]
    FRANCE24
  • Sierra Leone's chimpanzees have lost a third of their habitat in the last 25 years June 22, 2024
    Sierra Leone has lost 35% of its forest cover in the past 25 years due to deforestation. Its chimpanzee population has also been decimated and is 10 times smaller now than in the 1970s. The Tacugama Chimpanzee Sanctuary is fighting to save the species. Story by Simon Martins, Sarah Sakho and Sam Bradpiece.
    FRANCE24
  • Thousands of people are rallying Kenyan protesters' call for mass strike against tax hike June 22, 2024
    Kenya’s government plans to build 250,000 houses each year, aimed at eventually closing a housing deficit that World Bank data puts at 2 million units. 70% of people living urban areas live in informal settlements marked by lack of basic infrastructure. A French construction company is hoping to help address the country's housing crisis with […]
    FRANCE24
  • Namibian Pride: activists hail overturning of law that banned same-sex acts between men. June 21, 2024
    A top court in Namibia has ruled colonial-era laws banning same-sex relationships were unconstitutional, in a case brought by a local LGBTQ+ activist. Also in the programme, Kenyan protesters call for a national shutdown to oppose new tax hikes. We also visit Sierra Leone's capital Freetown, where a chimpanzee refuge is trying to save the threatened […]
    Clarisse FORTUNÉ
  • Rwanda's Kagame reacts to recent comments by exiled opponent Rusesabagina June 21, 2024
    As part of an exclusive interview with FRANCE 24, Rwandan President Paul Kagame reacted to recent comments by exiled opponent Paul Rusesabagina, who was depicted in the film "Hotel Rwanda" for his heroic role in saving lives during the 1994 genocide in Rwanda.
    Marc PERELMAN
  • Botswana's President Masisi slams 'wrong' G7 decision on diamond certification June 21, 2024
    FRANCE 24 spoke to Botswana's President Mokgweetsi Masisi on the sidelines of a global summit in Paris, during which $1 billion were pledged to increase the production of vaccines in Africa. Masisi discussed the importance of Africa producing its own vaccines and the need for considerable funding. He also reacted to the G7's decision that all diamonds […]
    Marc PERELMAN
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  • Egypt cracks down on tourism companies after 1,000 pilgrims have died in searing Mecca heat June 23, 2024
    Egypt withdrew the operating licenses of 16 tourism companies and referred them to the public prosecutor, accusing them of being responsible for the deaths of Egyptian pilgrims in Mecca, a crisis unit tasked with addressing the situation said on Saturday. More information with William Hilderbrandt.
    FRANCE24
  • Photographer James Barnor, who immortalised Ghana, honoured on 95th birthday June 22, 2024
    James Barnor opened one of the country's first photo studios in Ghana. That's where he immortalized the Nation at the time of its independence. He photographed Ghana’s first President, Dr Kwame Nkrumah and several major national events. For his 95th birthday, Ghana is holding a three-month festival to pay tribute to his work. Story by […]
    FRANCE24
  • Sierra Leone's chimpanzees have lost a third of their habitat in the last 25 years June 22, 2024
    Sierra Leone has lost 35% of its forest cover in the past 25 years due to deforestation. Its chimpanzee population has also been decimated and is 10 times smaller now than in the 1970s. The Tacugama Chimpanzee Sanctuary is fighting to save the species. Story by Simon Martins, Sarah Sakho and Sam Bradpiece.
    FRANCE24
  • Thousands of people are rallying Kenyan protesters' call for mass strike against tax hike June 22, 2024
    Kenya’s government plans to build 250,000 houses each year, aimed at eventually closing a housing deficit that World Bank data puts at 2 million units. 70% of people living urban areas live in informal settlements marked by lack of basic infrastructure. A French construction company is hoping to help address the country's housing crisis with […]
    FRANCE24
  • Namibian Pride: activists hail overturning of law that banned same-sex acts between men. June 21, 2024
    A top court in Namibia has ruled colonial-era laws banning same-sex relationships were unconstitutional, in a case brought by a local LGBTQ+ activist. Also in the programme, Kenyan protesters call for a national shutdown to oppose new tax hikes. We also visit Sierra Leone's capital Freetown, where a chimpanzee refuge is trying to save the threatened […]
    Clarisse FORTUNÉ
  • Rwanda's Kagame reacts to recent comments by exiled opponent Rusesabagina June 21, 2024
    As part of an exclusive interview with FRANCE 24, Rwandan President Paul Kagame reacted to recent comments by exiled opponent Paul Rusesabagina, who was depicted in the film "Hotel Rwanda" for his heroic role in saving lives during the 1994 genocide in Rwanda.
    Marc PERELMAN
  • Botswana's President Masisi slams 'wrong' G7 decision on diamond certification June 21, 2024
    FRANCE 24 spoke to Botswana's President Mokgweetsi Masisi on the sidelines of a global summit in Paris, during which $1 billion were pledged to increase the production of vaccines in Africa. Masisi discussed the importance of Africa producing its own vaccines and the need for considerable funding. He also reacted to the G7's decision that all diamonds […]
    Marc PERELMAN
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