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Get your news from the heart of Europe: have a look on some Belgian Francophone newspapers

Located at the heart of the European Union, the little kingdom of Belgium has a striving press industry that gives you daily news about Belgian and European topics. Its two main dailies are Le Soir (centre-right newspaper with a strong Brusselian identity) and La Libre Belgique (centre-right, catholic oriented). If you are interested in sports news, with a particular attention to European football, then La Dernière Heure - Les Sports is made for you. Belgium counts also qualitative Francophone news weekly, as Le Vif - L'Express (belonging to the same press group as the French L'Express) or Trends - Tendance, specialised in economic news. And if you prefer having a comprehensive tour of the Belgian press in one glance, you can always go browsing in the world's first electronic kiosk "Gopress.be".

Books - Events & News

  • 2019-DibuKids-newsletter-2ndsem
    Dibuka

    Programme DibuKlub and DibuKids - July to December

    July - December 2019 Dibuka Francophone Multimedia Library at the Alliance Française of Johannesburg This year will be full of exciting events and activities at Dibuka. With movies twice a month on Wednesdays for adults; and storytime, films or activities twice a month on Saturdays for kids, there… Read more
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    Dibuka

    Programme DibuKlub and DibuKids - February to June

    February - June 2019 Dibuka Francophone Multimedia Library at the Alliance Française of Johannesburg This year will be full of exciting events and activities at Dibuka. With movies twice a month on Wednesdays for adults; and storytime, films or activities twice a month on Saturdays for kids, there… Read more
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    Dibuka

    Dibuka Library Festival

    Not your ordinary book festival! 1 – 29 September 2018 Spring is coming! And with it, the Dibuka Library Festival, a new kind of book festival to celebrate Dibuka's new revamping and its 15th birthday. Dibuka Library Festival will run from the 1st to the 29th of September at the newly revamped… Read more

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Patrick Chamoiseau with Nadine Gordimer during the French Season in South Africa

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