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Historic day for Nigeria and day of hope for Africa

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Nigeria's Historic Election: The Return of Muhammadu Buhari (part 2)

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The rise of Hindu far-right groups

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Rebuilding attacked churches in Niger, and illegal fishing in Iran

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Strait of Hormuz: a smuggler's paradise

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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.

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Latest update : 2013-12-21

South Sudan's sacked VP calls for President to go

He'd said it wasn't a coup but admits he wants Kiir to go. South Sudan's former number two challenges the president amidst escalating inter ethnic conflict. Also Madagascar's on the eve of a presidential run off poll that voters are counting on will turn things around for one of the poorest countries in the world. And its the largest human airlift in recent history. The number of Ethiopians being brought home from Saudi Arabia have more than tripled expectations.

By Georja CALVIN-SMITH

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2015-03-25 Nigeria

Nigeria's Agriculture Minister defends Goodluck Jonathan's track record

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