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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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2017-07-26 Nigeria

Nigerian lawmakers seek to reduce president's powers

In tonight's edition, Nigerian lawmakers seek to reduce president's powers, diamond mining companies in Namibia have started turning to the oceans in search of the gems and...

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2017-07-25 Libya

Rival Libyan leaders back ceasefire, elections

In tonight's edition: rival Libyan leaders back a ceasefire and elections after talks in France; President Kenyatta doesn't turn up for an election debate, leaving his opponent...

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2017-07-24 South Africa

South Africa's 'Guptaleaks': New website aims to reveal extent of 'state capture'

In tonight's edition: hopes for an HIV cure are revived after doctors announce that a South African child is in remission; three South African media outlets launch a common...

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2017-07-21 sport

International Francophone Games kick off in Abidjan

In tonight's edition: sport and culture meet in a spirit of solidarity, as the eighth edition of the Francophone Games kicks off in Abidjan, Ivory Coast. Also, in Somalia, more...

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2017-07-20 Kenya

Kenya court rules Dubai firm can print presidential ballots

In tonight's bulletin: a Kenyan court says a Dubai firm can print presidential ballots; security is ramped up in Abidjan ahead of the Francophone Games; and we meet South African...

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