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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.

AFRICA NEWS

AFRICA NEWS

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

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2014-10-24 Africa

Ebola: Mali's first case dies

The two-year-old girl who was Mali's first Ebola case has died, the WHO has warned of possible high-risk exposure. Tunisian police kill six suspected militants after ending a...

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2014-10-24 Africa

Tunisia clashes: Police exchange fire with armed terrorists near capital

A policeman is killed in a siege on the outskirts of Tunis, which security forces suspect has been used as a base for islamist extremists. This just three days before crucial...

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2014-10-22 Africa

Burkina Faso: Govt seeks referendum on presidential term limit

In Burkina Faso, the government's push for a referendum to extend the two-term presidential limit riles up the opposition. Also, the death toll from the Ebola epidemic sweeping...

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2014-10-20 Ebola

Exiled family returns to Somaliland

Unlike Somalia, Somaliland is largely peaceful and stable, but not internationally recognised as a nation. Our correspondents have met Sarah Halgan, a singer and aficionada of...

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2014-10-21 Africa

Central African Republic: Stability still a struggle ahead of 2015 elections

Calls for the departure of Central African Republic’s president continue as the troubled country battles to restore stability. We hear from Marie-Reine Hassen, a former foreign...

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