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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 : 2014-03-05

Lupita Nyong'o hailed as 'pride of Africa' after Oscar win

In South Africa, Olympian Oscar Pistorius pleads not guilty to murder at the opening of his trial. Prosecutors allege he shot dead his girlfriend in a rage on February 14th 2013. In Nigeria's Borno State, at least 150 people have been killed in attacks by Islamists and government forces since Friday. Seven also died in an assault in Cameroon. Finally, Kenya's president, Uhuru Kenyatta, calls actress Lupita Nyong'o "the pride of Africa' after she took home an Oscar.

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2014-08-25 art

Hundreds of Nigerian soldiers flee Boko Haram into Cameroon

Hundreds of Nigerian soldiers are among a flood of people fleeing into Cameroon following Boko Haram attacks. The government says it was a tactical charge, others suspect that...

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2014-08-22 Central African Republic

DRC mass rape trial: Scarred victim says 'Colonel 106' ordered sexual attack

Judges in eastern DRC flinch as a witness shows her wounds from being sexually assaulted and burned alive, allegedly by fighters led by a colonel on trial for crimes against...

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2014-08-21 Africa

Tensions still high in Liberia over slum quarantine

A tense calm has returned to quarantined areas in the Liberian capital after a government curfew, which was put in place to contain the spread of the deadly Ebola virus, sparked...

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2014-08-20 Nicolas Sarkozy

Ebola: Clashes erupt in Liberia as government enforces quarantine

Liberia is suffering the fastest rise in fatalities from West Africa's Ebola epidemic. Tensions among frightened communities in Monrovia have sparked clashes with police trying...

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2014-08-18 South Africa

Ebola: Liberian authorities admit 17 patients are missing

Liberia admits that 17 suspected Ebola patients are "missing" after a health centre in the capital was looted on Saturday. Meanwhile, a rights group accuses Kenya's anti-terror...

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