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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 : 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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2015-01-23 LRA

Former LRA commander appears before ICC

For the first time a leader of the brutal Ugandan Lords Resistance Army has appeared before the International Criminal Court. Also, the Nigerian army continues to bombard...

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2015-01-23 DR Congo

DR Congo: Senate amends controversial constitutional law

DR Congo's Senate amends a hotly contested bill after four days of violent demonstrations across the country. Also, demonstrators in Gao march in support of the Malian army and...

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2015-01-22 Davos forum

Angelique Kidjo at Davos: 'Secondary education will be a game changer in Africa'

If you're a fan of African music, the name of Angelique Kidjo will be a familiar one. The Beninese super star is also a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador. This week, at the opening of...

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2015-01-22 Nigeria

Nigeria: Security adviser calls for election delay

Nigeria's political opposition accuses the president's administration of cheap tricks after his national security adviser calls for a postponement of next month's election. Also,...

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2015-01-21 DR Congo

DR Congo: Clashes continue over proposed electoral law

In DR Congo, human rights groups claim dozens have died, the government says far fewer - this as police crack down on demonstrations against a planned change to the electoral law.

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