Wednesday, August 8, 2018

Tag "French"

    Adichie takes swipe at the French — over question on whether Nigeria has bookshops

Adichie takes swipe at the French — over question on whether Nigeria has bookshops

Chimamanda Adichie, a Nigerian writer, was being interviewed on a live show in Paris when she was asked if Nigeria has bookshops — and her reply was epic.The interview took place Friday night during the launch of the ‘The Night of Ideas’.Broué had been asking Adichie questions about her career, particularly her books.“Are your books read in Nigeria?” the journalist [...]

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    190,000 sign petition against plan to introduce first lady status in France

190,000 sign petition against plan to introduce first lady status in France

A total of 190,000 people have signed a petition opposing the initiative of French President Emmanuel Macron to create an official first lady status for his wife, Brigitte Macron.The online petition was published on the change.org platform and created by Thierry Paul Valette, the founder of the “national equality” movement.The organisation says it aims to combat corruption and discrimination.The petition specifies [...]

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    EU countries cannot jail foreigners for illegal entry, says court

EU countries cannot jail foreigners for illegal entry, says court

European Union’s top court ruled on Tuesday that its member states cannot imprison foreigners simply because they illegally entered the country.The ruling was given in a case involving a Ghanaian woman who was apprehended in France.The EU has been grappling with an influx of migrants and asylum seekers since 2015.Many member states are now seeking to crack down on economic [...]

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    12 killed in Paris terror attack

12 killed in Paris terror attack

Twelve people were killed and 10 injured when gunmen attacked the Paris office of Charlie Hebdo, a French satirical magazine, on Wednesday.According to AFP, two of those killed were police officers and five out of those wounded are in a critical state.Benoit Bringer, a witness who spoke with Channel Itele, French TV, said the gunmen escaped after the attack."Two black-hooded [...]

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    My World Cup list… If I were Keshi

My World Cup list… If I were Keshi

There are only a few minutes until Coach Stephen Keshi names his provisional World Cup squad. But just before he does, here is my own list. It is not a provisional list of 32 players. Instead, it is a list of players who will fly to Brazil for the 2014 FIFA World Cup, if I were the Super Eagles coach.VINCENT ENYEAMA (Lille, France): Since [...]

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