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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.

Latest update : 2013-08-23

Michel Gbagbo hopes for the reconciliation of Ivory Coast

In an exclusive TV interview the newly freed son of Ivory Coast's former president, Laurent Bagbo, speaks to France 24. Michel Gbagbo says he hopes his release is a sign of reconciliation for his homeland. Also Egypt's Presidency says negotiations out of the political crisis have stalled as opposition supporters reinforce protests camps.And Kenya's main international airport is crippled by a huge blaze for much of the day.

By Georja Calvin-Smith



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2017-06-20 DR Congo

UN says government-backed militia killed hundreds in DR Congo's Kasai region

In tonight's edition: The UN says government-backed militia killed hundreds of people in the Kasai region of DR Congo; frustration mounts in Nigeria over the state of the...

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2017-06-19 violence against women

Five people killed in attack on resort outside Bamako

In tonight's edition: five people are killed in an attack on a resort outside Bamako; Ivorian officials hail their demobilization programme at the UN; and we speak to Céline...

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2017-06-16 Lesotho

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2017-06-13 South Sudan

East African leaders push warring sides in South Sudan to revive peace

In tonight's edition: in the second part of our South Sudan series, our correspondents report from rebel-held Kajo Keji; in South Africa, former opposition leader Helen Zille...

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