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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.

EYE ON AFRICA

EYE ON AFRICA

Latest update : 2013-11-12

Al Qaeda claims responsibility for murder of French journalists

A Mauritanian news agency is contacted by Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb about the murders of journalists Ghislaine Dupont and Claude Verlon in Mali. The group claims it killed the pair. Also there is no time to rest on our laurels says the Congolese government vowing to pushing its advantage after the M23 rebels' surrender and go after other insurgent groups in the East. And we hear from a Cameroonian author whose tale of slavery has won her one of France's most prestigious literary prizes.

By Georja Calvin-Smith

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2015-05-06 Burundi

Top opposition figure arrested in Burundi

A top community leader opposed to president Nkurunziza's place in the electoral race next month is arrested. Over a week of protests have taken their toll on the economy. Also,...

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2015-05-05 Burundi

Burundi: Judges back Nkurunziza's bid for third term

Pierre Nkurunziza is set for a re-election bid, despite deadly protests and the fleeing of a top judge who says his conscience couldn't allow him to back the Burundian...

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2015-05-04 Burundi

Top Burundian judge flees country after government pressure

As protests in Burundi over the president’s plans to run for a third term claim more lives, the vice president of the constitutional court, charged with deciding on the legality...

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2015-05-02 Central African Republic

UN denies claims it tried to cover up sex abuse in Central African Republic

The UN denies claims it tried to cover up child sex abuse allegedly carried out by French, Chadian and Equatorial Guinean troops in the Central African Republic. As...

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2015-04-30 Central African Republic

French and African troops accused of child sex abuse

Soldiers from France, Chad and Equatorial Guinea have been accused of child sex abuse after a UN report was leaked earlier this week. Also, a Burundian soldier is accidentally...

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