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French local elections: Far-right National Front in pole position

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Tangerine Dream: Afropolitan star Yemi Alade chats to FRANCE 24

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Iraq: Islamic State group's child soldiers

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All the news from Africa and the Maghreb, with France 24’s correspondents and our guests on set. From Monday to Friday at 9.45 pm and 10.45 pm Paris time.

EYE ON AFRICA

EYE ON AFRICA

Latest update : 2013-06-25

Somalian money transfer businesses set to lose Barclay's accounts

The gloomy prognosis on the health of South Africa's former president Nelson Mandela is foremost in the minds of many of his countrymen. Also, West African governments meet in Cameroon to discuss the escalation of piracy in the region. And Somalia's money transfer industry is warned that Barclay's plans to close their accounts would cut off a crucial lifeline to some of the world's poorest people.

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2015-03-02 Namibia

Tangerine Dream: Afropolitan star Yemi Alade chats to FRANCE 24

Nigerian Afropolitan songstaress Yemi Alade takes time out from her European tour to chat to Georja Calvin-Smith about the infamous "Johnny" and his love of soup. Also, for the...

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2015-03-03 Mozambique

Mozambique: Top constitutional lawyer killed in Maputo

In Mozambique, opposition leaders say the assassination of a top lawyer who spoke out in support of the divisive issue of decentralisation was politically motivated. Gilles...

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2015-02-27 Africa

Paul Kagame visits UNESCO HQ in Paris

President Paul Kagame visits UNESCO headquarters in Paris, sparking protests for and against the Rwandan strongman. During the visit, Kagame spoke to FRANCE 24. Also, the ICC...

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2015-02-26 Africa

Nigeria unrest: Boko Haram attacks kill dozens

Dozens of people are killed in another suicide bomb attack in northeastern Nigeria. The bloodshed in Jos comes as President Goodluck Jonathan pays a surprise visit to a former...

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2015-02-25 Ebola

Freetown blames Ebola spike on mistrust of medical advice

Last week saw 99 new confirmed cases of Ebola logged in the countries at the heart of the West African epidemic that has claimed around 10,000 lives over the last year. Sierra...

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