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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 : 2014-02-20

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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2014-12-23 Gabon

Gabon: Libreville bids to calm tensions

The authorities in Gabon are trying to subdue simmering tensions in Libreville, after at least one person was killed during weekend protests against the rule of President Ali...

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2014-12-19 Africa

Tunisia presidential elections: Final day of campaigning ahead of Sunday's vote

Amid tight security, over 5 million Tunisians are being called to the polls to elect a new president. UN Chief Ban Ki-Moon praises health workers battling Ebola on his tour of...

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2014-12-18 Africa

Kenya: Security law approved despite disruptions in Parliament

Brawls break out in Kenya's parliament as lawmakers voted on controversial amendments to an anti-terror bill. Changes are passed but not before the eruption of chaotic scenes....

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2014-12-17 Africa

Thousands flee Libya and Nigeria to seek refuge in Niger

Niger's refugee camps keep growing. It is seeing a flood of people fleeing from Libya’s instability in the North and Nigeria's insurgency in the South. Also, there are hopes...

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2014-12-16 Africa

African security: Boko Haram is recruiting beyond Nigeria's borders

France says it will send in help to rally mistrustful African states against Boko Haram. The Nigerian insurgency poses risks beyond its borders: we speak to the UN Special...

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