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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 : 2014-02-05

A look at France's first Rwandan genocide trial

The suspected assassin of Tunisian opposition figure Chokri Belaid, whose death sparked a year of turbulence, dies in a police shootout almost exactly a year after Belaid was gunned down. Also, activists who have fought for over a decade to get France to hold alleged perpetrators of the Rwandan genocide to account welcome the trial of Kigali's former intelligence chief. And the return of relative peace to Mogadishu brings fresh life into its beach scene and security concerns of a different kind.

By Georja CALVIN-SMITH

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2014-04-21 South Sudan

S. Sudanese rebels accused of ethnic slaughter in oil town

The United Nations warns that ethnic divisions in South Sudan's crisis are deepening and that hundreds of civilians were slaughtered by rebels as they seized the oil hub of...

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2014-04-18 United Nations

A landslide victory for the 'invisible candidate' in Algeria

Algeria votes to keep Abdelaziz Bouteflika as president, but opposition politicians cry foul and say they will not accept the results.

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2014-04-17 DR Congo

Virunga Park chief shot

On the eve of Algeria's presidential election there is not much doubt that the vote will deliver Abdelaziz Bouteflika a fourth term despite his failing health. Also the chief...

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2014-04-16 Rwanda

Rwandan singer amongst terror plot suspects

There is a narrow escape for several girls who managed to leap off a truck after over 100 students were abducted by islamist extremists in northeastern Nigeria. Soldiers are now...

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2014-04-14 Algeria

Over 70 killed in Nigeria bus station terror attack

Dozens are killed as a packed Abuja bus station is targetted by a powerful bomb. Nigeria's president says the attack bears the hall marks of Boko Haram. Also Guineans are hoping...

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