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Jocelyn Armel, aka the Bachelor, is one of the most talked-about ‘Sapeurs’ in the media. He’s known for his outings, interviews and above all for his promotion of the ‘Sapeurs’ and Africa.

Meet Paris’ black dandies, the Sapeurs

The members of the Society for Ambience and Elegance (Sape) are impossible to overlook. Born in Central Africa at the beginning of the 20th century, the style is now found from Paris to Dubai.
With around 700,000 panels, France’s Massangis solar farm generates 56 megawatts (MW) of power. The panels are manufactured by First Solar, a US company. Ibex73/Wikimedia

We need to talk about Chinese and US influence in Europe’s energy industry

Taking advantage of Europe’s sovereign debt crisis, outside investors have acquired substantial stakes in what have long been regarded as “sovereign” assets that are critical for the EU’s energy strategy.
À Berlin, le 4 juin 2023, près de 30 000 cyclistes ont fait campagne pour de meilleures conditions de pratique du vélo. Shutterstock/Mo Photography Berlin

Cycling: The untapped potential for improving our health (and the climate)

Every kilometre cycled in France saves around one euro in healthcare costs, according to a recent analysis of decennial mobility survey.
Crowds of Portuguese people hold carnation flowers on Avenida da Liberdade in Lisbon to celebrate the military coup that overthrew the authoritarian regime in 1974. Alexandre Rotenberg / Shutterstock

The 50th anniversary of Portugal’s Carnation Revolution – the peaceful uprising that toppled a dictatorship and ended a decade of colonial war

Portugal is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Carnation Revolution, which marked the end of the Estado Novo dictatorship and the country’s colonial wars in Africa.
Chairperson of the African Union Commission Moussa Faki Mahamat delivers a speech next to Italy’s Prime Minister, Giorgia Meloni, during the Italy-Africa summit in Rome on January 29, 2024. Andreas Solaro/AFP

The Mattei Plan: why Giorgia Meloni is looking to Africa

By turning southward, Georgia Meloni’s far-right government is both breaking with foreign policy conventions and scoring points with her base ahead of the European elections.

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