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A sweeter pill to swallow: Fillon unveils revamped healthcare policies

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1.5 million fewer tourists visited Paris in 2016

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NATO chief Stoltenberg: US is 'strongly committed to Alliance'

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South Sudan's refugee crisis has reached catastrophic proportions, UN warns

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Famine in South Sudan: More than 100,000 people face starvation

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EYE ON AFRICA

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.

Latest update : 2014-07-29

Ebola virus: Liberia shuts most border points

Nigeria's economic capital Lagos has shut down and quarantined a hospital where a patient suffering from the country’s first recorded case of Ebola recently died. The patient arrived in Nigeria after flying in from Liberia, which is struggling to contain the spread of the disease. Nigerian authorities say they're monitoring 59 people who came into contact with the deceased and have called for calm.

By Georja CALVIN-SMITH

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2017-02-20 South Sudan

Famine in South Sudan: More than 100,000 people face starvation

In tonight's edition: the South Sudanese government declares a famine in Unity State, a possible change to the Zambian football constitution sparks a debate on homosexuality and...

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2017-02-17 Boko Haram

Nigeria: Suicide bombers die in failed attack with suspected Boko Haram links

In tonight's edition: a planned mass suicide attack in the capital of Nigeria's north-east Borno State leaves only the assailants dead. Also, hundreds of migrants have broken...

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2017-02-16 South Africa

Armyworm caterpillars threaten food supply in southern Africa, UN warns

In tonight's edition: 17 banks are accused of colluding to fix the price of the rand, DR Congo prepares for its next elections and armyworms devastate crops across southern Africa.

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2017-02-15 Libya

Kenyan doctors released

In tonight's edition, Kenyan doctors are freed, divisions deepen within the ANC and over a thousand families return to battle-scarred Sirte.

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2017-02-14 DR Congo

At least three killed as police try to arrest cult leader in Kinshasa

In tonight's edition: police raid a cult in Kinshasa, Nigerians are fed up with soot pollution in the south and we talk to the founder of the Africa International Film Festival.

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