Thursday, 7th December 2023


13 Oct
There's a special reason to celebrate in Senegal as millions of Mouride pilgrims come togetherfor the Grand Magal. This year also features an exhibition of a rare photos of the order's founder. Also relatives of the 73 gambian children killed by toxic cough syrups sue made in India drugmakers. And Beninese students expanding their tech horizons wow judges with their creations.


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After decades out of fashion, a declaration to triple nuclear capacity at UN climate talks suggests a revival. Some say it's necessary to help curb emissions, others call it a needless distraction.
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The nationwide strike will likely cause thousands of cancellations and begins at 21:00 GMT on Thursday until the same time on Friday evening.
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A woman who was forced to undergo female genital mutilation (FGM) as a young child in her native Somalia has told FRANCE 24 how she managed to turn her life around and transform her horrific experience into a force for good. Shamsa Araweelo has received around 70 million views of her TikTok videos, in which she explains using rubber models exactly what FGM does to a woman.
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The war between Israel and Hamas in Gaza is heightening the terror risk in the EU, according to the bloc's home affairs commissioner. The warning comes after a German tourist was killed in a knife attack in Paris.
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China's cold and flu season is in full swing. Images of full hospital waiting rooms and memories of Beijing's opaque response to investigating the origins of COVID have drawn global attention.