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Kenya : Police arrest 8 over Mombasa rampage

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Overfishing and the global appetite for bluefin tuna: can Tokyo turn the tide?

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MEDIAWATCH

Too many graphic images from Gaza ?

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FASHION

Who's next in Paris, an event with international ready-to-wear and fashion accessories collections

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Tunisia's Carthage International Festival turns 50

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THE OBSERVERS

Muslims and Christians clean up Bangui, and violence spirals out of control in Algeria's Gardaia

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IN THE PAPERS

Is there such thing as 'telegenic' victims of war?

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IN THE PAPERS

2014-07-22 07:21 IN THE FRENCH PRESS

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THE INTERVIEW

Michel Sidibé, UNAIDS Executive Director

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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 : 2013-12-05

Peacekeeper drones patrol DRC's skies

UN peacekeepers launch the first drones into the skies of eastern DR Congo to monitor the movements of the remaining armed groups operating there. Also, France 24 speaks to the daughter of jailed Libyan former intelligence chief Abdullah al Senussi. Anud al Senussi fears her father won't get a fair trial if he faces Libyan judges.

By Georja CALVIN-SMITH

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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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2014-07-14 Nigeria

Remembering African soldiers who fought in WWI

As France commemorates the centenary of World War I during the traditional Bastille Day military parade, our Africa News Team takes a look at the memorials that remain of...

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2014-07-09 Somalia

South Sudan : Rebel Riek Machar slams president Salva Kiir

As his nation marks its third year on the map, South sudan's president is calling on rebels to commit to restarting stalled peace negotiations. Swift to respond, Former Vice...

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