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Kenyan PM dismisses lawmakers’ bid to leave ICC

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Odinga, Maasailand, Kenya, September 2006, CC licence: DEMOSH

In an exclusive interview with RFI, Kenyan Prime Minister Raila Odinga on Thursday said that he and the government are opposed to leaving the International Criminal Court. This is despite a motion passed by lawmakers late Wednesday which urged Kenya to withdraw from the Rome Statute that established the ICC.

Interview: Kenyan Prime Minister Raila Odinga

Radio France Internationale

Written by Daniel Finnan

23 December 2010 at 18:41

Chaos continues at Paris airports

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Stranded passengers at CDG Terminal 1, 22 December

Stranded passengers at CDG Terminal 1, 22 December 2010

Despite fewer cancellations and some reduction in the backlog of flights at Paris airports, the situation is set to get worse before it gets better. French civil aviation authorities are predicting more snowfall affecting flights on Wednesday evening and Thursday. Many stranded passengers at Roissy Charles de Gaulle spent Tuesday night on temporary beds provided by French civil security.

Radio Report: Focus on France

Radio France Internationale

Bonobo at Le Plan after winning Best Album award

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Bonobo at Le Plan, 17 December 2010

After winning DJ Mag’s Best Album award this week for Black Sands, Bonobo performed at Le Plan in Ris Orangis on Thursday night. Alongside vocalist Andreya Triana and a barrage of other musicians, Simon Green, AKA Bonobo, captivated French fans with a mix of down-tempo house, atmospheric soundscapes and more bassline heavy electronica.

Interview: Bonobo AKA Simon Green

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Written by Daniel Finnan

17 December 2010 at 11:27

Violence against women in the DRC

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Women in Goma, the Democratic Republic of Congo, January 2007, CC licence: Julien Harneis

Sixteen days of activism highlighting violence against women ends on 10 December. The campaign, financed by the Centre for Women’s Global Leadership, is trying to create a symbolic link between violence against women and human rights. At a recent conference in Paris the focus was on women in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Radio Report: Violence against women in the DRC

(presenter: Marjorie Hache)

Radio France Internationale

Is France the next big video game contender?

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Xbox Kinect at Paris Games Week, 27 October 2010

The video game industry has become one of the fastest growing sectors in entertainment, worth billions of dollars. France’s government is trying to cultivate its video game industry with tax breaks.

Radio Report: Marketplace Morning Report

(presenter: Steve Chiotakis)

Marketplace Morning Report

Tuareg links to AQIM

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Tuaregs with their camels, 2009, CC licence: Marco Bellucci

It has been over two months since the kidnapping of seven people in Niger by the North African wing of Al-Qaeda. The hostages, who worked for French nuclear firm Areva, were snatched in the northern town of Arlit by a group known as Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb or AQIM. But what’s the true face of AQIM? And what should we make of recent reports that members of the Tuareg nomadic people are involved?

Radio Report: AQIM specialist Jeremy Keenan

Radio France Internationale

Snow hits France early

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Written by Daniel Finnan

26 November 2010 at 14:05

Zimbabwe – MDC appeals to France for election support

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Zimbabwe Prime Minister and MDC President Morgan Tsvangirai, June 2009, CC licence: Nick-Clegg

In an exclusive interview, Zimbabwe’s Movement for Democratic Change spokesperson Nelson Chamisa told RFI on Tuesday that they will ask for help in organising elections which President Robert Mugabe has called for by the middle of 2011. Despite not having a new constitution the MDC is happy with, they have come up with what they call a “stopgap measure”.

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France-UK defence deal could bring cooperation on Africa, report

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Tony Chafer, François Gaulme and Gordon Cumming (L to R), 3 November 2010, Ifri

After a ground-breaking military deal between France and Britain earlier this week – a report presented in Paris at the French Institute for International Relations (Ifri) says there should be more cooperation between the two countries in Africa.

Radio Report: Africa Report

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Jostling for position at the Paris Games Week

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Poster of the Lapins Crétins video game at Paris Games Week

Poster of the Lapins Crétins video game at Paris Games Week

With 28 million regular video game players in France and a market worth more than three billion euros in 2010, the inaugural Paris Games Week is attempting to woo gaming geeks with new games as well as innovations in interactivity. Ahead of the important Christmas period, major players such as Xbox, Disney and Electronic Arts are showing off their wares.

Radio Feature: Focus on France

Radio France Internationale

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