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In Memory of Jean-Karim Fall, 1958-2017

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US President wraps up world tour in Italy (Part 1)

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US President wraps up world tour in Italy (Part 2)

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The battle against illegal fishing in West Africa

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Trump has already quit the Paris climate deal - just not publicly

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The Ice Memory Project: A treasure trove for future scientists

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Cannes 2017: Stars dig deep at AIDS gala dinner

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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 : 2014-01-20

Ugandan president blocks anti-homosexuality bill

Uganda's President refuses to ratify a bill calling for life imprisonment for gay people, but some activists say Yoweri Museveni's language is cause for concern. The UN calls ethnic violence in South Sudan a "horrifying human rights disaster", citing evidence of the use of child soldiers and mass atrocities committed by both sides. And Madagascar officially declares a new president-elect. Hery Rajaonarimampianina, an ex-finance minister, takes the reigns with over 53 percent of the vote.

By Rochelle FERGUSON , Julia SIEGER , Charlotte PRUDHOMME

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2017-05-26 Africa

In Memory of Jean-Karim Fall, 1958-2017

France Media Monde pays tribute to our colleague and friend Jean Karim Fall who died suddenly today while covering the G7 summit in Sicily.As an Editor-in-Chief, and a specialist...

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2017-05-25 Tunisia

Tunisia's Tataouine region remains tense after violent protests

In tonight's show: our reporters visit Tataouine in southern Tunisia just days after violent protests in which a young man was killed; in Cameroon, a government report says rail...

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2017-05-23 Boko Haram

Ivory Coast: Three dead in clashes between police and ex-rebels in Bouaké

In tonight's edition: three former rebels are killed in Ivory Coast as protests over overdue bonus pay continue; our correspondent met with the former minister in DR Congo who is...

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2017-05-24 Algeria

Abdelmadjid Tebboune named new Algerian prime minister

In tonight's edition: Algeria has a new prime minister; a new report suggests that Sudan is flouting several arms embargoes; and Dr. Tedros is voted in as new Director-General of...

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2017-05-22 South Sudan

Former minister accused of role in murder of two UN investigators in DR Congo

In tonight's edition: the investigation into the killing of two UN experts and their interpreter in DR Congo takes a new turn; one person was displaced every second by conflict...

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