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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 : 2013-12-19

DRC's rebel rampages

In a special report from DRC, our correspondents highlight the fear in which many around the eastern city of Beni live. Also, a political rift continues to escalate into violence in South Sudan. Thousands flee more gunfights in Juba as the military puts down an alleged coup. And Frenchman Michel Thierry Atangana loses his appeal against a 20-year sentence in Cameroon. Its supreme court gives no reason for the decision, he says he has been politically persecuted.

By Georja CALVIN-SMITH

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