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2 Nov
French President Emmanuel Macron has wrapped up a trip to Kazakhstan, where he called for the strengthening of France's partnership with the uranium-rich country. On Wednesday, Macron and his Kazakh counterpart signed a series of contracts, including ones involving the minerals and energy sectors. France derives most of its electricity from nuclear power, but geopolitical tensions with one of its top uranium suppliers, Niger, are seemingly prompting a drive for alternatives.
6 Jul
We look at the first details emerging from the police investigation into a policeman's fatal shooting of Nahel last week. Also, Emmanuel Macron's suggestion to cut internet access during future riots draws scorn and accusations of authoritarianism.
3 Apr
President Emmanuel Macron said a draft bill on "end-of-life" care will be prepared by summer. A citizen's council charged with debating the issue recently came out in favor of allowing some form of assisted dying.
19 Mar
We look at press reaction to the French government invoking Article 49.3 of the constitution, forcing through Emmanuel Macron's controversial pension reform plan without a vote. In other news: 2.5 tonnes of missing uranium have been found in Libya, sparking questions surrounding nuclear security.
2 Mar
In tonight's edition: Nigeria's ruling APC party stays in control after Bola Tinubu is named winner of the presidential election. Also, French President Emmanuel Macron touches down in Gabon at the start of a central African tour. And we meet one of Senegal's e-sporting stars: Dexx Junior is hoping to wipe the floor with his rivals in competitive video gaming tournaments.

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