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Gaza: A Truce At All Costs?

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Central African Republic: Brazzaville ceasefire talks deliver fragile deal

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Yezid Sayigh, Senior Associate at the Carnegie Middle East Center in Beirut

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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 : 2013-09-27

Hague court upholds Charles Taylor's 50-year sentence

A UN special court rejects the appeal of Liberia's ex-president against his conviction for crimes against humanity - Charles Taylor still faces a half century in jail. Next, the extremist group Al Shabaab, responsible for Nairobi's Westgate Mall massacre, strikes again - at least three people are killed in attacks on Kenyan border towns. Finally, fresh protests break out in Sudan as the death toll mounts after four days of fuel subsidy riots.

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2014-07-24 Nigeria

Central African Republic: Brazzaville ceasefire talks deliver fragile deal

At a ceasefire conference in Congo Brazzaville, Central African Republic delegates have agreed to stop fighting throughout the country with immediate effect. However the...

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2014-07-22 Nigeria

Central African Republic: Seleka calls for partition

Ceasefire talks for Central African Republic are thrown a curveball as the Seleka rebel delegation calls for the country to be split into a Muslim north and Christian south. Our...

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2014-07-21 Central African Republic

Kenya : Police arrest 8 over Mombasa rampage

Kenyan police arrest over a dozen suspects over Sundays's shooting rampage in Mombasa. As they targeted crowds gunmen scattered leaflets saying the bloodshed was an ethnically...

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2014-07-16 Central African Republic

'Bring Back Our Girls' denies politicking after standing up president

Nigeria's president's asked parliament to borrow one billion dollars to boost the army's fight against Boko Haram' s insurgency. Meanwhile the parents of hundreds of schoolgirls...

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2014-07-15 France

Mali : French soldier killed in suicide attack

Northern Mali remains restive: France's defence ministry said one of its soldiers had been killed by a suicide bombing targetting its forces. French intervention helped turn...

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