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Dozens of youths trampled to death on Conakry beach

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Ebola death toll tops 700

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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 : 2013-11-15

French priest kidnapped in Cameroon

Gunmen have kidnapped a French priest working in northern Cameroon, nine months after Nigerian Islamist sect Boko Haram seized a French family in the same lawless area. Also, tens of thousands of Ethiopians living in Saudi Arabia have handed themselves in since authorities clamped down on illegal foreign workers over 10 days ago, a move that has sparked clashes. And Togo's President is due in Paris on a trip that has sparked criticism amongst the opposition back home.

By Georja CALVIN-SMITH

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2014-07-30 Air Algérie Flight AH5017

Air Algerie investigation continues

In Bamako and Paris the search for what caused the ill fated Air Algerie flight to crash in Mali last week continues. Investigators in Burkina Faso release more details about the...

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2014-07-31 Africa

Dozens of youths trampled to death on Conakry beach

Several children are amongst the 34 people killed in a stampede at a beachside concert in Conakry. All of the young victims had turned out to the 10,000 strong event to...

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2014-07-31 EBOLA

Ebola death toll tops 700

The World Health Organisation announces plans to plough 100 million dollars into the fight back against the Ebola epidemic gripping West Africa as the death toll from the deadly...

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2014-07-28 Liberia

Ebola virus: Liberia shuts most border points

Nigeria's economic capital Lagos has shut down and quarantined a hospital where a patient suffering from the country’s first recorded case of Ebola recently died. The patient...

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2014-07-25 Mali

Search of Air Algerie crash site continues

Investigators, in addition to French and African military personnel, continue to search for clues into what caused Air Algerie flight AH5017 to crash, killing all 118 people on...

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