Media Watch

'19Jan
13

With 2,300-word letter, Macron launches debate to quell 'yellow vest' unrest

French President Emmanuel Macron on Sunday kicked off a three-month national debate he hopes can quell the "yellow vest" unrest with a letter to the French in which he pledged to listen to new ideas but stuck to...
'19Jan
13

Macron seeks to turn 'anger into solutions' in open letter to France

Emmanuel Macron has launched a two-month “great national debate” in France with a 2,330-word open letter to the country.The French president hopes the nationwide public consultation will take the sting out of the...
'19Jan
13

Macron launches national debate to calm ‘Yellow Vest’ protests

Macron's initiative comes after nine weeks of protests by the "yellow vests" -- named after the high-visibility jackets they wear. The disparate anti-government uprising has wreaked havoc in Paris and French cities...
'19Jan
13

With 2,300-word letter, Macron launches debate to quell 'yellow vest' unrest

PARIS: President Emmanuel Macron on Sunday kicked off a three-month national debate he hopes can quell the "yellow vest" unrest with a letter to the French in which he pledged to listen to new ideas but stuck to...
'19Jan
13

Government warns local civic society organisations as Zimbabwe titters on the brink

The government has strongly warned local civic society organisations that have “colluded with some foreign regime change agents to cause chaos in the country”.The government’s warning comes after 27 people from...
'19Jan
13

What if Mueller proves Trump collusion and no one cares?

The astonishing and entirely new fact revealed last week is that, according to Mueller, Manafort, while chairman of the Trump campaign, sent polling data to a Russian associate with close ties to Russian...
'19Jan
13

The Guardian view on social housing: we need a cultural shift | Editorial

Nineteen months after the Grenfell Tower fire, some of the hunger for change catalysed by the terrible events of 14 June 2017 has found an outlet. A report by the commission on social housing convened by the...
'19Jan
13

Reflections from within

Literature festivals are democratic sites to discuss ideas. They grapple with a whole gamut of issues and they use books, not violence or intimidation, as entry points to unpack complex realities and understand our...
'19Jan
13

Change in Congo

After last month’s general election, the Democratic Republic of Congo (DR Congo) is anxiously awaiting the first ever transfer of power via the ballot since gaining independence in 1960. President Joseph Kabila,...
'19Jan
13

French media denounce violent 'yellow vest' attacks on press

PARIS (Reuters) - French media and reporters’ organizations on Sunday denounced attacks on journalists by “yellow vest” anti-government protesters and called for better protection after a series of incidents this...

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