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French presidential elections: A historic first-round result

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Southern Border Plan: Mexico's own fight against illegal immigration

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THE OBSERVERS

A drug in Mayotte turning people into zombies; and the violent expulsion of a waterside community in Lagos

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ACCESS ASIA

Prostitution in Pattaya: Cleaning up Thailand's 'Sin City'

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THE CAMPAIGN BEAT

Will the left and right rally to see off far-right Le Pen?

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THE CAMPAIGN BEAT

Who are Le Pen and Macron's voters?

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IN THE PAPERS

French press review: Macron 'a step away' from Elysée Palace

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ENCORE!

Papa Wemba: Remembering the music and style icon, one year on

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BUSINESS DAILY

US in budget showdown over Trump's border wall

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EYE ON AFRICA

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 : 2014-02-21

Nigerian Central Bank chief suspended

An outspoken critic of Nigeria's institutional corruption, Central Bank Governor Lamido Sanusi has been suspended. He speaks to Georja Calvin-Smith about his concerns about the misconduct allegations he faces and the $20 billion missing from the state oil company. And getting South Africa's Zulus to change their spots: conservationists worried about dwindling numbers of leopards encourage tribemen to sport fake fur for traditional ceremonies.

By Georja CALVIN-SMITH

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2017-04-24 DR Congo

DR Congo releases footage allegedly showing execution of UN investigators

The UN is horrified over footage screened by the Congolese government reportedly showing rebels executing two missing UN investigators in Kasai province last month. Also, in...

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2017-04-21 South Africa

South Africa: 20 children killed in bus crash near Pretoria

South African emergency services say at least 20 schoolchildren have been killed in the capital Pretoria, after the minibus they were travelling in collided with a truck. Also,...

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2017-04-18 Kenya

Zambian opposition leader charged with trying to overthrow government

In tonight's edition: Zambia's opposition leader is charged with attempting to overthrow the government; NGOs strive to treat drug addicts in Kenya who have contracted hepatitis...

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2017-04-17 Libya

Otodo Gbame residents forced to live on streets of Lagos

In tonight's edition: More than 8,300 migrants were saved from drowning in the Mediterranean Sea over the weekend. And our correspondents have been to meet the people thrown out...

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2017-04-14 Nigeria

Nigeria marks third anniversary of abduction of Chibok schoolgirls

In tonight's edition, Nigeria marks the third anniversary of the abduction of the Chibok schoolgirls, and in Ivory Coast a court convicts six people of the kidnappings and...

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