Ramaphosa’s tough measures against COVID19 are working

French Ambassador Aurelien Lechevallier says the tough and necessary decisions President Cyril Ramaphosa made to curb the spread of the COVID 19 pandemic seem to be paying off. He says Africa has to learn from the experience in China and Europe. Briefing the media, French Ambassador Aurelien Lechevallier says the lockdown imposed by President Cyril […]

France pushing for unprecedented summit of permanent UN Security Council members

France is pushing for an unprecedented summit of the five permament members of the United Nations Security Council to get agreement on dealing with the COVID 19 pandemic. Traditional differences between China, Russia and the three Western powers has paralyzed the world organizations top body on dealing with one of the greatest challenges in its […]

France and South Africa working for multilateral aid to Africa fighting COVID19

Ambassador Aurelien Lechevallier says France and South Africa are working closely to get a muscular multilateral action plan to help Africa during an after the COVID 19 pandemic. The French envoy expects publication later this week by the European Union of an action plan spelling this out. . The French Ambassador was briefing journalists on […]

Anti TB vaccine being tested on COVID 19 patients

World Health Organisation Director General Tedros Ghebreyesus has added his voice to those condemning the remarks by two French doctors about testing COVID19 vaccines on poor, unprotected  Africans. Ambassador Aurelien Lechevallier, briefing the media yesterday, insisted the doctors view in no way reflect the position of the French  French Ambassador Aurelien Lechevallier says the remarks […]