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Xi ends France visit with no-tie diplomacy

    Chinese President Xi Jinping and his wife Peng Liyuan communicate with French President Emmanuel Macron and his wife Brigitte Macron at the Col du Tourmalet in Hautes-Pyrenees Department of France, May 7, 2024. (Xinhua/Yao Dawei) TARBES, France | Xinhua |  On the last day of Chinese President Xi …

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Kenya, France finalize deal to fund Nairobi Commuter Railway

NAIROBI, Kenya | Xinhua | Kenya and France have finalized an agreement to facilitate funding for the upgrading of the Nairobi Commuter Railway, a rail network serving Nairobi and its suburbs, officials said on Saturday. Musalia Mudavadi, prime cabinet secretary who is also the cabinet secretary for foreign and diaspora affairs, …

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Exciting prospects unveiled at French Study and Job Fair

Kampala, Uganda | PATRICIA AKANKWATSA |  The second edition of the French Study and Job Fair kicked off Satuday at Ecole Française Internationale de Kampala offering exciting opportunities for Ugandan students and job seekers. Organized by Alliance Française Kampala and partners, the event aims to bridge the gap between participants …

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France ambassador promises sh12 trillion in support after meeting Jeje Odongo

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | France has reaffirmed its unwavering commitment to investing significantly in Uganda’s socio-economic development. The commitment was made Tuesday when Minister of Foreign Affairs Gen. Odongo Jeje Abubakher hosted a meeting in Kampala with Xavier Sticker, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of France to …

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France talks big on its future with Uganda

Amb. Sticker says France is determined to strengthen its cooperation with east African country Kampala, Uganda | RONALD MUSOKE | France intends to shore-up its enduring cooperation with Uganda by investing more millions of Euros into the country’s energy and water and sanitation sectors this year, according to Xavier Sticker, the …

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France to withdraw soldiers from Niger within days

Paris, France | Xinhua | “This week,” France will begin withdrawing its soldiers deployed in Niger, the French Joint Defense Staff said on Thursday. “We will begin our disengagement operation this week, in good order, safely and in coordination with the Nigeriens,” the French military headquarters was quoted by the …

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France to withdraw troops from Niger by year end

Paris, France | Xinhua | French President Emmanuel Macron said on Sunday evening that France would withdraw its troops deployed in Niger by the end of 2023. Speaking in a televised interview, Macron said that the 1,500 French soldiers deployed in Niger to fight against terrorism in the Sahel region …

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British king calls on Britain, France to reinvigorate friendship

Paris, France | Xinhua |  Britain’s King Charles III on Wednesday evening called on Britain and France to “reinvigorate” their friendship to tackle the challenges of the 21st century. Arriving in France Wednesday afternoon for a three-day state visit, Charles III made the remarks during a state dinner organized by …

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