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Bayrou decides to march with Macron

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France's Topsy-Turvy Election: Uncertain outcome as insurgents blow away old guard (part 1)

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France's Topsy-Turvy Election: Uncertain outcome as insurgents blow away old guard (part 2)

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Amnesty chief urges France to 'stay true to its values'

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Film show: 'Certain Women', 'Rock’n Roll' and 'A Wedding'

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#BringBackOurInternet: English-speaking Cameroon hit by digital blackout

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Preaching coexistence: Avant-garde mosque opens in Lebanon's Druze heartland

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Prison guards turn guns on prisoners in Chile, and thousands of migrants stuck in smoky warehouses in Serbia

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French presidential race: Le Pen makes groundbreaking visit to Lebanon

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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 : 2014-02-18

Trapped miners remain underground to avoid arrest

Staying underground: authorities are trying to convince miners in South Africa to come back to the surface but with police standing by there's only been a score of takers so far. It's unclear how many remain underground. The men became trapped when large rocks fell, or were pushed, across the entrance to the shaft. Uganda’s President says he will pass a law banning homosexuality. Finally, Africa News changes gear to catch up with Natnael Berhané, an Eritrean cyclist speeding across France.

By Nicolas GERMAIN , Eve IRVINE , Charlotte PRUDHOMME



2017-02-21 Ivory Coast

Novotel attack trial gets under way in Ivory Coast

In tonight's edition: ten men go on trial in Ivory Coast accused of kidnapping and killing four people in Ivory Coast in 2011, Ghana's new leader says it's going to be tough to...

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2017-02-20 South Sudan

Famine in South Sudan: More than 100,000 people face starvation

In tonight's edition: the South Sudanese government declares a famine in Unity State, a possible change to the Zambian football constitution sparks a debate on homosexuality and...

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2017-02-17 Boko Haram

Nigeria: Suicide bombers die in failed attack with suspected Boko Haram links

In tonight's edition: a planned mass suicide attack in the capital of Nigeria's north-east Borno State leaves only the assailants dead. Also, hundreds of migrants have broken...

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2017-02-16 South Africa

Armyworm caterpillars threaten food supply in southern Africa, UN warns

In tonight's edition: 17 banks are accused of colluding to fix the price of the rand, DR Congo prepares for its next elections and armyworms devastate crops across southern Africa.

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2017-02-15 Libya

Kenyan doctors released

In tonight's edition, Kenyan doctors are freed, divisions deepen within the ANC and over a thousand families return to battle-scarred Sirte.

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