The French ‘Micronation’ That Was Born From 2 Jokes

It is not everyday that a national feeling is born not by language or shared culture but by 2 harmless jokes. Well, read about one such ‘country’ Perhaps Macron does not know of the “joke” that has lasted since 1947, when a visiting official to the Saugeais – a wooded valley running alongside the SwissContinue reading “The French ‘Micronation’ That Was Born From 2 Jokes”

Despite Opposition From Governments, Facebook Goes Ahead With Libra Cryptocurrency

Despite massive opposition from Western Governments like France and the US Congress, Facebook has announced plans to go ahead with a new version of its planned cryptocurrency the Libra, reports the BBC.

Macron scrambles to preserve French influence in Africa as Putin bites off a chunk

President Emmanuel Macron of France arrived Chad today (Saturday 22nd December, 2018) to hold urgent talks with the country’s President, Idriss Deby.  The aim of the meeting is to discuss Russia’s new miltary alliance with the government of the Central African Republic (CAR). Russia has been supplying arms to the CAR. About 175 Russians, employedContinue reading “Macron scrambles to preserve French influence in Africa as Putin bites off a chunk”