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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 : 2014-01-17

Ugandan troops battle South Sudan rebels

Ugandan troops are fighting in South Sudan against rebels. The news has been confirmed by President Museveni, as fresh details emerge of brutal ethnic killings in the world's newest nation. The UN warns of possible genocide in the Central African Republic, urging a robust international effort to stop violence which killed at least eight people overnight. And the number of lions in West Africa has drastically declined, according to a new study. Conservationists warn they could become extinct.

By Rochelle FERGUSON , Nicolas GERMAIN , Charlotte PRUDHOMME

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2014-07-11 EBOLA

2014-07-11 21:47 AFRICA NEWS

The World Health Organisation says it expects the worst Ebola outbreak in history to continue its deadly rampage through west Africa for at least "several months.

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2014-07-08 Uganda

Somalia : Al Shebab attack on presidential palace

The sounds of gunfire and explosions rung through Mogadishu today as Al Shebab rebels staged a suicide bomb attack on Somalia's presidential palace. Authourities say the...

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2014-07-07 Al Shabaab

Kenya: Clashes at anti-government rally in Nairobi

There were sporadic clashes in Nairobi this Monday as opposition leader Raila Odinga held an anti-government rally. Political rifts are deepening as Kenya remains on high alert...

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2014-07-04 Nigeria

AU approves draft decision to grant leaders immunity

The African Union has approved a draft decision to grant leaders immunity before a continental court. The draft resolution was passed during last month's AU summit in Equatorial...

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2014-07-03 Sierra Leone

Ebola virus in West Africa: Crisis conference wraps up

In Ghana, an emergency meeting of West African ministers hoping to contain the worst outbreak of Ebola in history wrapped up today. The rapid spread of the deadly tropical bug...

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