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Nigeria: Makoko, the shanty town on the lagoon

With 20 million inhabitants, Lagos is the economic hub of Nigeria. The shanty town of Makoko, a stone’s throw from the modern buildings of the city centre, is an embarrassment. 100,000 people live there with no running water or electricity. The authorities dream of turning Lagos into an ultra-modern city, like Dubai. But this is bad news for one fishing community at the heart of the city.

By Nicolas GERMAIN , Peggy BRUGUIÈRE

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2018-07-13 Africa

Central African Republic: The way of the warlord

In the war-torn Central African Republic, former rebels who mounted a coup in 2013 are now dreaming of independence. FRANCE 24’s reporters James André and Anthony Fouchard went...

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2018-04-27 France

Video: The Foreign Legion, another French exception

Shrouded in mystery and prestige, the French Foreign Legion is just as feared by its enemies as it is envied by its allies. The legionnaires come from across the world, prepared...

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2018-07-06 Africa

Djibouti's khat, an expensive habit

In the small east African nation of Djibouti, almost half of all men use khat as a stimulant. Chewing khat leaves produces similar effects to amphetamine use. Some 40% of the...

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2018-06-29 Americas

Video: Inside Nicaragua’s rebel stronghold of Masaya

More than 200 people have been killed in the unprecedented wave of unrest sweeping Nicaragua in recent months. In mid-April, plans for social security reform sparked protests and...

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2018-06-22 Europe

Video: Turkey tracks down the opposition, beyond its borders

Ahead of Sunday’s presidential and parliamentary elections in Turkey, our reporter went to meet members of the Turkish opposition, who have received little airtime in the...

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