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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.

AFRICA NEWS

AFRICA NEWS

Latest update : 2013-09-24

Westgate Mall Crisis 'drawing to a close'

Kenyan security forces say the siege of a Nairobi shopping centre is drawing to a close. It's still unclear how many gunmen or hostages remain inside Westgate Mall. The Al Shabab militants who have claimed responsibility for the violence say they did not expect to make it out alive and warn this is revenge for Kenya's involvement in Somalia. Finally, we also look at why so many Rwandans and Burundians have recently felt or been compelled to leave Tanzania.

By Georja Calvin-Smith

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2014-10-24 Africa

Ebola: Mali's first case dies

The two-year-old girl who was Mali's first Ebola case has died, the WHO has warned of possible high-risk exposure. Tunisian police kill six suspected militants after ending a...

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2014-10-24 Africa

Tunisia clashes: Police exchange fire with armed terrorists near capital

A policeman is killed in a siege on the outskirts of Tunis, which security forces suspect has been used as a base for islamist extremists. This just three days before crucial...

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2014-10-22 Africa

Burkina Faso: Govt seeks referendum on presidential term limit

In Burkina Faso, the government's push for a referendum to extend the two-term presidential limit riles up the opposition. Also, the death toll from the Ebola epidemic sweeping...

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2014-10-20 Ebola

Exiled family returns to Somaliland

Unlike Somalia, Somaliland is largely peaceful and stable, but not internationally recognised as a nation. Our correspondents have met Sarah Halgan, a singer and aficionada of...

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2014-10-21 Africa

Central African Republic: Stability still a struggle ahead of 2015 elections

Calls for the departure of Central African Republic’s president continue as the troubled country battles to restore stability. We hear from Marie-Reine Hassen, a former foreign...

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