Agence France-PresseJuly 16, 2013 16:32
France on Tuesday bestowed its highest cultural honour on U2 singer Bono at a ceremony in Paris.
The Irish singer was made a Commander of the Order of Arts and Letters, receiving the medal from French Culture Minister Aurelie Filippetti.
Bono, whose real name is Paul Hewson, is a leading advocate of aid for Africa. He founded the global anti-poverty group ONE to help fight poverty and disease on the continent.