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France: 2014 in review

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South Africa: Taking a stand against child marriage

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The Future of the Book

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The Future of the Book (part 2)

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France 24’s best documentaries of 2014

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'We have to build a new Tunisia', says the president of the Tunisian Parliament

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France on alert after attacks: a case of collective hysteria?

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THE INTERVIEW

'Beijing needs to revaluate its policy in the Tibetan areas', says FM of the Tibetan government-in-exile

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Uruguay: freed Guantanamo detainees try to adjust to normal life

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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 : 2014-03-05

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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2014-12-23 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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