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France, Africa: Paris Struggles to Retain Colonial Ties
French President Francois Hollande addresses the Franco-African Economic Conference in Paris on Dec. 4. (ERIC PIERMONT/AFP/Getty Images)

France Struggles to Retain Colonial Ties in Africa

In Madagascar, Bombings Precede a Presidential Election
Supporters of ousted Malagasy President Marc Ravalomanana hold their weekly Saturday gathering on Sept. 14 in the center of Antananarivo to show their support for his candidacy in the upcoming election. RIJASOLO/AFP/Getty Images

In Madagascar, Bombings Precede a Presidential Election