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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.

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Latest update : 2013-06-28

Obama calls Senegal out over gay rights

First to South Africa where after cancelling a trip to Mozambique, President Jacob Zuma says his ailing predecessor Nelson Mandela is still hospitalised in critical condition, but doing slightly better. Also US President Barack Obama spends his first full day in Senegal at the start of a week-long tour of Africa. And the Libyan defence minister loses his job as violence in the capital escalates.

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2014-11-28 Africa

Nigeria mosque blast: Scores die in attack during prayers in Kano

More violence as Nigeria struggles with insurgency. Authorities say at least 120 people have been killed and close to 300 injured in a bomb and gun attack on a mosque. François...

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2014-11-27 DR Congo

Burkina Faso: Calls for probe into 1998 murder of journalist

Following the October ouster of President Blaise Campaoré, calls for an investigation into the death of Norbert Zongo, a journalist who was murdered in 1998, are gathering...

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2014-11-26 Africa

Sierra Leone: UN won't meet December 1st target for containing Ebola virus

The official death toll from West Africa’s Ebola epidemic continues to climb, edging ever closer to 5,700. Authorities in Sierra Leone call for military aid from the US as it...

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2014-11-25 Africa

Nigeria: Two female bombers kill at least 30 in Maiduguri

Dozens of people have been killed in the north-eastern Nigerian city of Maiduguri in a double suicide bombing in a busy marketplace. Islamist insurgent group Boko Haram is...

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2014-11-24 Africa

Tiken Jah Fakoly and West African artists sing against Ebola

We speak to Ivorian musician Tiken Jah Fakoly, who is one of several African artists on a new Ebola appeal song. "Africa stop Ebola" is a home-grown alternative to Band Aid's...

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