Divided French Left has yet another presidential candidate


As the clock ticks down for next April's presidential elections in France, the divided French Left, which with several candidates is split and poorly positioned for success against the conservative and far-right hopefuls, is set to have yet another challenger in the race after Christiane Taubira, a Black Guyanese former socialist justice minister, announced that she will probably stand and 'use all my strength' to unite her political camp.

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Christiane Taubira, the former justice minister and leading figure on the French Left, has said she is considering running for president in the spring and will announce a final decision next month, reports The Guardian.