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The world this week - October 24 2014

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Art rocks and shocks Paris

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How to become a Cyborg

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Paris rediscovers Picasso

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Norway: Utoya massacre survivors still seeking answers

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Tunisia clashes: Police exchange fire with armed terrorists near capital

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Ukraine's crippled elections

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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 : 2014-02-20

Former Rwandan mayor jailed on genocide charges in Germany

Germany hands down its first conviction over the Rwandan genocide: a former town mayor is jailed for 14 years for ordering a church massacre. Also frustration over a week without electricity boils over into fatal clashes in Guinea Conakry. And African peacekeepers in the Central African Republic call for the UN to step up its involvement in the conflict.

By Georja CALVIN-SMITH

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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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2014-10-17 Africa

Nigeria: Reports of ceasefire between government and Boko Haram

There are conflicting reports over whether a ceasefire deal has been reached with Boko Haram, as well as an agreement to free 219 abducted schoolgirls. Meanwhile, in Cameroon,...

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