Paris News

France's 'yellow vest' protesters to field candidates in EU vote

REUTERS/Jean-Paul Pelissier Paris (Reuters) - France’s anti-government “yellow vest” protesters are to put forward a list of candidates to run in upcoming European Parliament elections, it said on Wednesday.

Reuters , Africa Jan 23, 2019

Construction without coordination: how ants build megaprojects

Paris, France | AFP | Leaf-cutter ants build super highways to transfer food and building materials hundreds of metres without communicating with each other, scientists claimed Wednesday, in findings that could prompt a rethink about how some insect communities organise themselves.

The Independent , Uganda Jan 23, 2019

Chris Brown’s alleged rape victim speaks out, says attack was brutal

Its no longer news that Chris Brown, his bodyguard, and a friend were arrested yesterday in Paris after a woman by the pseudonym Karima, accused them of raping her in a hotel.

Daily Post , Nigeria Jan 23, 2019

Modric, Kipchoge, Hamilton and other top athletes jostle for Sportsman of the Year for 2018 Kenya News

Paris Saint Germaine and France World Cup 2018 champion Kylian Mbappe has also been nominated and will give Kipchoge and Modric some stiff competition for the accolade.

Tuko , Kenya Jan 23, 2019

The super rich are just getting younger and richer

“There may be more Mark Zuckerbergs at the top of the wealth distribution than in the 1960s, but also more Paris Hiltons,” Saez and Zucman wrote.

IOL , South Africa Jan 23, 2019

France extradites CAR football official to ICC

Patrice-Edouard Ngaïssona, a committee member of the Confederation of African Football, was arrested in Paris last month accused of coordinating attacks on Muslims in his country.

The Star , Kenya Jan 23, 2019

Cocaine found in Chris Brown’s hotel room ‘was not his’ —Lawyer

French police probing rape claims against American R&B star Chris Brown found cocaine and cannabis in his Paris hotel suite, his lawyer said Wednesday while denying that the cocaine belonged to the singer.

Punch , Nigeria Jan 23, 2019

France to seek tougher oversight of 5G network gear

Paris, France | AFP | France will require telecommunications companies to allow more government oversight and control of the equipment required for next-generation 5G wireless networks due to security concerns, a government official said Tuesday.

The Independent , Uganda Jan 23, 2019

Beckham to take stake with 'Class of '92' in Salford City

Former England midfielder David Beckham in Paris, France, October 2, 2018.

Reuters , Africa Jan 23, 2019

French audiences go nude to watch a play

"There is no better way of laughing than to laugh in the nude," said Cedric Amato, the head of a Paris nudist group, who braved a forecast of snow to attend.

Daily Nation , Kenya Jan 23, 2019