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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.

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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2017-04-21 South Africa

South Africa : 20 children killed in a bus crash near Pretoria

South African emergency services say at least 20 school children have been killed in the capital Pretoria, after the minibus they were travelling in collided with a truck The...

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2017-04-18 Kenya

Zambian opposition leader charged with trying to overthrow government

In tonight's edition: Zambia's opposition leader is charged with attempting to overthrow the government; NGOs strive to treat drug addicts in Kenya who have contracted hepatitis...

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2017-04-17 Libya

Otodo Gbame residents forced to live on streets of Lagos

In tonight's edition: More than 8,300 migrants were saved from drowning in the Mediterranean Sea over the weekend. And our correspondents have been to meet the people thrown out...

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2017-04-14 Nigeria

Nigeria marks third anniversary of abduction of Chibok schoolgirls

In tonight's edition, Nigeria marks the third anniversary of the abduction of the Chibok schoolgirls, and in Ivory Coast a court convicts six people of the kidnappings and...

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2017-04-13 Senegal

Several people killed in fire at religious retreat in Senegal

In tonight's edition: At least 20 people have perished in a fire in southeastern Senegal, and in Benin, local farmers suffer from European imports of frozen chicken, and...

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