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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 : 2013-12-17

Juba's 'coup'

South Sudan's capital is placed under nighttime curfew as the government blames clashes on an attempted coup by the former Vice President. Also, France 24 revisits the northern Malian town of Timbuktu where locals claim Arab families are the victims of revenge attacks by soldiers who fought the Islamist invasion of earlier this year. Finally, we head again to South Sudan where craftsmen and women are refashioning remnants of the country's violent history.

By Georja CALVIN-SMITH

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2014-04-22 Mali

Mali: Jihadist group announces death of french hostage

One of Mali's most notorious jihadist groups has annouced the death of a french hostage declaring that he was killed because France is the enemy. 62 year old Gilberto Rodrigues...

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2014-04-23 South African elections

Tutu cautions ANC: South African peace laureate criticizes ruling party

South african peace icon Desmond Tutu warns the ruling party that its failing to fill the shoes of its predecessors. whilst hailing the gains the country's made in the nearly...

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2014-04-21 South Sudan

S. Sudanese rebels accused of ethnic slaughter in oil town

The United Nations warns that ethnic divisions in South Sudan's crisis are deepening and that hundreds of civilians were slaughtered by rebels as they seized the oil hub of...

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2014-04-18 United Nations

A landslide victory for the 'invisible candidate' in Algeria

Algeria votes to keep Abdelaziz Bouteflika as president, but opposition politicians cry foul and say they will not accept the results.

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2014-04-17 DR Congo

Virunga Park chief shot

On the eve of Algeria's presidential election there is not much doubt that the vote will deliver Abdelaziz Bouteflika a fourth term despite his failing health. Also the chief...

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