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Paris mayor Anne Hidalgo demands black feminist festival that ‘prohibits’ white people be banned

Paris mayor Anne Hidalgo demands black feminist festival that ‘prohibits’ white people be banned

The Paris mayor, Anne Hidalgo, has called for a black feminist festival in the French capital to be banned, saying it was “prohibited to white people”. The first edition of the Nyansapo Festival, due to run from 28-30 July at a cultural centre in Paris, bills itself as “an event rooted in black feminism, activism, […]

Emmanuel Macron ‘defeats Marine Le Pen to become president’

Emmanuel Macron ‘defeats Marine Le Pen to become president’

Centrist candidate Emmanuel Macron has decisively won the French presidential election, projected results say. Mr Macron defeated far-right candidate Marine Le Pen by about 65% to 35% to become, at 39, the country’s youngest president, the results show. If confirmed, he will also become the first president from outside the two traditional main parties since […]

Zimbabweans Poorest, Survey Finds, But Who’s the Wealthiest?

Zimbabweans Poorest, Survey Finds, But Who’s the Wealthiest?

NAMIBIANS are the third wealthiest people in Africa, according to an April 2017 report by Mauritius’ AfrAsia Bank and Johannesburg-based market research firm New World Wealth. According to the report, the average wealth of a person living in Namibia (wealth per capita) was US$10 800 (about N$142 500) in 2016, up from US$10 200 (about […]

Infomineo reveals rising global interest in the Middle East Africa region from Fortune 500 companies

Infomineo reveals rising global interest in the Middle East Africa region from Fortune 500 companies

The Middle East Africa (MEA) region has become increasingly important for the majority of global Fortune 500 countries, according to a new report released by Infomineo, a global business research company specialising in Africa and the Middle East. The report focuses on multinationals looking at entering, or already present, in the Middle East and Africa […]

‘Get out of France’: Paris police tear gassing refugees and stealing blankets in freezing conditions, report

‘Get out of France’: Paris police tear gassing refugees and stealing blankets in freezing conditions, report

A makeshift refugee camp set up near Porte de la Chapelle Refugees sleeping on the streets in freezing conditions in Paris are having their blankets and sleeping bags stolen by police while being “violently” forced to move on, a report has found. Research exclusively published by The Independent shows that men, women and children are being beaten […]

Kim Kardashian robbed of millions at gunpoint by five armed men dressed as cops

Kim Kardashian robbed of millions at gunpoint by five armed men dressed as cops

Kim Kardashian was robbed at gunpoint at a Paris apartment early Monday morning. The reality star, 35, had millions of dollars worth of jewellery stolen by at least two armed masked men dressed as police officers. The mother-of-two, who is in the city for Paris Fashion Week, is ‘badly shaken but physically unharmed’, a spokeswoman […]

French police raid Google’s Paris headquarters as part of €1.6 billion tax fraud investigation

French police raid Google’s Paris headquarters as part of €1.6 billion tax fraud investigation

French police searched the Paris offices of U.S. internet giant Google today as part of a tax evasion and money laundering investigation, it has emerged. Authorities believe Google owes 1.6 billion euros (£1.2billion) in back taxes in France, a source close to the matter said in February. The investigation, which started in June last year, […]

EgyptAir flight MS804 carrying 69 people from Paris to Cairo disappears from radar

EgyptAir flight MS804 carrying 69 people from Paris to Cairo disappears from radar

EgyptAir MS804 flight heading from Paris to Cairo has gone missing.The plane left the French capital’s Charles De Gaulle at 11:09pm local time on Wednesday night and then disappeared off radar. It was supposed to arrive in Egypt at 3:05am local time. There were 59 passengers and 10 crew on board. The airline tweeted: ‘An […]

Wazal 2017 Collection Called “Ova Tété“by Joseph Ayissi Making Waves in African fashion

Wazal 2017 Collection Called “Ova Tété“by Joseph Ayissi Making Waves in African fashion

Ayissi Nga Joseph-Marie aka JJ Du Style is a fashion designer who creates very chic street wear. The French/Cameroonian designer whose father was a tailor, has decided to follow the footsteps of pioneer Cameroonian fashion designers such as Imane Ayissi and Martial Topolo by creating his own clothing line called ‘WAZAL’ which was launched in […]

Many People Left Dead In Paris, France In Another Terrorist Attack: Gunman Goes On A Rampage

Many People Left Dead In Paris, France In Another Terrorist Attack: Gunman Goes On A Rampage

There are reports that more than 10 people have been killed and at least seven wounded in central Paris after a machine wielding attacker went on a rampage. Machine gun fire and screams were heard from inside a restaurant on Rue Bichat, close to where the Charlie Hebdo shootings occurred in January, at around 9pm. […]

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