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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

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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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2014-10-20 Ebola

Exiled family returns to Somaliland

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

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2014-10-17 Africa

Nigeria: Reports of ceasefire between government and Boko Haram

There are conflicting reports over whether a ceasefire deal has been reached with Boko Haram, as well as an agreement to free 219 abducted schoolgirls. Meanwhile, in Cameroon,...

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2014-09-24 Africa

Algerian jihadists execute French hostage

An Algerian Islamist group has beheaded a French hiker kidnapped in Algeria on Sunday. Militants calling themselves the Caliphate Soldiers released a video of Hervé Gourdel's...

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2014-10-09 Africa

Central African Republic: Violence returns to Bangui

At least seven people have been killed in renewed unrest in the Central African Republic, as the fragile nation sees the worst violence since a UN force took over peacekeeping...

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2014-10-13 Africa

Liberia - Ebola crisis: Calls for health workers strike largely ignored

A call to strike is largely ignored by Liberian health workers, this despite some calls for 'danger money' to treat Ebola-infected patients. We cross to Monrovia for the latest....

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