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The growing frustration of Tunisia's jobless graduates

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Monica Macovei, Former Romanian justice minister

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Michel Hazanavicius on life after 'The Artist'

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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 : 2014-01-20

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.

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2014-11-21 Senegal

Senegalese photographer's flashbacks to Africans throughout history

A town in Democratic Republic of Congo is once again hit by suspected Ugandan rebels. People of Beni say their attackers dressed as soldiers to trick their way in before...

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2014-11-20 Eritrea

Eritrea's youth exodus: Renewed conscription drive sparks emigration

The UN puts a mass youth exodus from Eritrea down to a renewed conscription drive in the country. Also, Nigerian lawmakers say the state of emergency brought in to tackle the...

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2014-11-19 Africa

Ivory Coast: Soldiers return to barracks after protests over pay

After a night of protests, soldiers in Ivory Coast have returned to their barracks after the government agreed to pay back wages to thousands of former rebels currently serving...

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2014-11-18 Burkina Faso

Kenya unrest: Four killed in revenge attacks after mosque raids

In Kenya, rampaging youths kill four people in the coastal city of Mombasa. This comes after police raids on two mosques suspected of militant activity. Also, Burkina Faso's...

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2014-11-17 Africa

Burkina Faso names Michel Kafando interim leader

Burkina Faso names former foreign minister Michel Kafando as interim president. This comes a day after political and military leaders outlined a year-long transition to...

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