Diasporas

Coup in Gabon: a French opponent accuses Macron of having “compromised” France

Coup in Gabon a French opponent accuses Macron of having compromised France

French opponent Jean-Luc Mélenchon accused President Emmanuel Macron this Wednesday of having “once again compromised France in supporting the unbearable to the end”, with his support for Gabonese President Ali Bongo. His comments come after the overthrown of President Ali Bongo, in power for 14 years. “Now, Gabon has only …

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Pope deplores ‘deeply reactionary’ attitude among US Catholics

Pope deplores 'deeply reactionary' attitude among US Catholics

Pope Francis deplored the “deeply reactionary attitude” of some Catholics in the United States during an exchange with a group of Jesuits published Monday by the magazine Civilta Cattolica. “In the United States, the situation is not easy: there is a deeply reactionary attitude,” said the 86-year-old Argentine pope during …

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Three French media suspended in Gabon after election

Three French media suspended in Gabon after election

Authorities in Gabon have temporarily suspended French state media stations TV5 Monde, France 24 and Radio France International (RFI) for lacking objectivity and balance in the treatment of information relating to Saturday’s general election. French public radio RFI had said there were concerns of a post-electoral crisis amid an internet …

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Colombia to issue passports with gender “X” for non-binary people

Colombia to issue passports with gender X for non-binary people

Colombia is issuing a passport with the “X” option in the gender box from Thursday, for people who identify as non-binary, the South American country’s foreign ministry said. “The Ministry of Foreign Affairs recognizes gender diversity with the option of recording ‘non-binary’ gender in the passport. This will be identified …

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Bola Tinubu calls for urgent resolution of Nigeria-UAE crisis

Bola Tinubu calls for urgent resolution of Nigeria-UAE crisis

Nigerian President Bola Tinubu has called for an immediate resolution to disagreements with the United Arab Emirates (UAE) that affected flights and issuing of visas. The UAE last year stopped issuing visas to Nigerians after Emirates airlines suspended flights after being unable to repatriate funds from the West African country …

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