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November 17 2014

From Top stories – France 24 - International News 24/7 Mon Nov 17 2014, 19:57:21

More than 10,000 people protested Monday in the Hungarian capital, demanding the ouster of the head of the tax authority and greater accountability from Prime Minister Viktor Orban's government.

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From Top stories – France 24 - International News 24/7 Mon Nov 17 2014, 18:23:08

The governor of the US state of Missouri declared a state of emergency on Monday and activated the National Guard ahead of a grand jury decision in the case of a black teenager shot dead by a white policeman.

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From Africa is a Country Mon Nov 17 2014, 17:18:46

In his book Futebol Nation, British journalist David Goldblatt explores the history of Brazilian football and how it links to the social, economical, cultural and, especially, political life of the country. As Goldblatt argues, despite its size and except for the recent surge in its economy, in the almost two centuries of its existence as [...]

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From Congo Siasa Mon Nov 17 2014, 13:01:00

The Grand Congolese Bargain, as seen by many foreign diplomats, was supposed to be: Get rid of the M23 and the FDLR, and you will have removed the linchpins of the Congolese conflict. This approach makes sense, insofar as most other armed groups--as deadly and brutal as they may be--are extremely limited in their reach without regional backing. While it does not deal with the violent dysfunctions of the Congolese state, it could have been a useful first step. 

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From Top stories – France 24 - International News 24/7 Mon Nov 17 2014, 13:00:44

Paris on Monday confirmed that Maxime Hauchard, a 22-year of French national, was one of the executioners featured in the Islamic State group's video of the beheading of US aid worker Abdul-Rahman Kassig.

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From Africa is a Country Mon Nov 17 2014, 13:00:27

As a DJ, having the platform of Africa is a Radio to showcase the music I'm feeling from artists around the world is a lot of fun, and quite rewarding. But, providing insight into the other branch of the music industry I work in, as a producer (creator), is something I don't do nearly enough of. Partly because [...]

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From Top stories – France 24 - International News 24/7 Mon Nov 17 2014, 10:09:45

A doctor from Sierra Leone has died from Ebola at a hospital in the US state of Nebraska where he was being treated, the hospital said Monday.

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From Africa in Transition Mon Nov 17 2014, 10:08:45

Below is a visualization and description of some of the most significant incidents of political violence in Nigeria from November...

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From Africa is a Country Mon Nov 17 2014, 10:00:40

"You're heading straight to jail after that song is released" is what 25 year old rapper LDP said to Keur Gui (the house in Wolof) when he heard the lyrics of the track "Diogoufi" (Nothing has Changed) the first single off their new album. The Senegalese rap duo, Keur Gui, recently released their highly anticipated double [...]

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From Top stories – France 24 - International News 24/7 Mon Nov 17 2014, 09:58:52

Paris City Hall has voted against the construction of the massive "Tour Triangle" skyscraper, in a vote marred by opposition local government representatives violating secret ballot rules.

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