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2014-09-22 16:40 THE INTERVIEW

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30 years of Americana through Jean-Pierre Laffont's lens

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A little bit of Africa in Paris

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AFRICA NEWS

Frenchman kidnapped in Algeria: 'IS'-linked jihadists claim abduction of 55-year-old tourist

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TALKING EUROPE

EU budget deficits: Time to be more flexible?

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TALKING EUROPE

Sir Graham Watson, President of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe

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Anonymous ‘declare cyber war’ on IS militants

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Cambodian garment workers demand minimum wage

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'France in the crosshairs'

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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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2014-09-22 hostages

Frenchman kidnapped in Algeria: 'IS'-linked jihadists claim abduction of 55-year-old tourist

An group linked to the Islamic State organisation has claimed responsibility for kidnapping a French national who was hiking in Algeria on Sunday. The Frenchman has appeared in...

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2014-09-19 DR Congo

Ebola: Lockdown brings Sierra Leone capital to a halt

Sierra Leone's population faces the first of a three-day lockdown as health workers go door-to-door looking for hidden patients suffering from the deadly Ebola virus. Also, a...

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2014-09-17 Uganda

Ebola virus: US to send 3,000 troops to West Africa

The Ebola epidemic sweeping through West Africa is taking Sierra Leone, Guinea and Liberia to the brink of collapse, warns the UN. Meanwhile, US President Barack Obama unveils a...

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2014-09-17 Chad

Nigeria attack: Bomb blast in college in Kano

At least 13 students were killed in a suicide bomb attack at a college in the northern Nigerian city of Kano on Wednesday. One blast went off in a lecture hall at the Federal...

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2014-09-19 Uganda

Ebola: UN Security Council unanimously passes resolution

In a rare tackling of a public health emergency, the UN Security Council adopts a resolution declaring the Ebola epidemic a "threat to world peace and security". It warns the...

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