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After The Rape Of Theo: Who Will Protect Our People From...

AFRICANGLOBE - For more than a week, France has been rocked by tensions that flared up over a police officer raping and beating a 22-year-old Black man called Theo. This brutal aggression is the latest police violation to dominate headlines in France. When state violence becomes systematic and rarely punished, the society falls into a vicious cycle where violence only triggers more violence. The case of Theo is a natural outcome of the failure of the state - on all levels - to combat racism, discrimination and put an end to police violence and abuses against the Black inhabitants of the suburbs.

France’s President Visits Black Man Who Was Raped And Beaten By...

AFRICANGLOBE - French President, Francois Hollande has gone to hospital to visit the man known as Theo who was raped and beaten by French police officers with a baton on 2nd February 2017. A spokesperson for the police said that 8 officers could have been killed during the second of three nights of violence the incident has sparked in the Paris suburbs.

Riots In France After Black Man Is Beaten And Raped By...

AFRICANGLOBE - Riots broke out on Saturday evening in the poor housing estate in Aulnay-sous-Bois, in the northeastern suburbs of Paris, in protest against police brutality. Four officers have been charged with using excessive violence and raping an innocent 22-year-old, Théo, with a police baton.

Racist Savages Attack Black Man In Paris

AFRICANGLOBE - A Black man who was blocked from boarding a Paris metro train by Chelsea football fans chanting racist slogans wants the group to be 'found, punished and locked up'.

Paris Security Summit Steps Up Military Intervention In Nigeria

AFRICANGLOBE - On Saturday, President François Hollande hosted a security summit in Paris to coordinate the escalating imperialist intervention in Nigeria, launched after the Muslim terrorist group Boko Haram abducted over 200 schoolgirls in Chibok in northern Nigeria on April 14.

Investors Pledge $7.8 Billion To Kick-Start Senegal Growth Plans

AFRICANGLOBE - Senegal secured pledges worth about $7.8 billion at a donor conference that began in Paris on Monday to help kick-start a development plan aimed at doubling economic growth rates over the next decade. Senegal is one of West Africa's most stable democracies.

France, Japan Form Alliance Targeting Chinese Influence In Africa

AFRICANGLOBE - Paris and Tokyo agreed to set up a joint committee to discuss the development of military equipment and management of weapons exports. Japan is reportedly interested in particular in French military technology such as next-generation helicopters, submarine propulsion and underwater drones.

Hunger in Europe: Naomi Campbell Mugged in Paris, Suffers Torn Ligament

AFRICANGLOBE - Naomi Campbell suffered a torn ligament while being mugged during a stay in France last year. On the night of Nov. 21 Campbell was attacked by a pair of men riding on a motorbike as she tried to get into a taxi in Paris’s Marais district.

French Authorities Seize Luxury Hotel Owned by the Son of Equatorial...

French authorities have seized the Parisian hotel belonging to Teodorin Obiang, the son of the Equatorial Guinea President Teodoro Obiang Nguema. He is being...

Ouattara to Sign Military Accord With France

Côte d'Ivoire's President Alassane Ouattara starts a three-day visit to France on Wednesday. The trip, during which he will sign a security accord with Paris, is seen as marking the end of 10 years of stormy relations with his predecessor, Laurent Gbagbo. Ouattara can expect a warm reception from French President Nicolas Sarkozy at the Elysée Palace but the high point of the visit will be on Thursday when he will sign a new "defence and security agreement".