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Splintered Left: French Socialists divided ahead of primary runoff (part 1)

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Splintered Left: Are Europe's social democrats obsolete? (part 2)

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New President says Jammeh has agreed to cede power

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France finally grants Senegalese vets citizenship

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Pollution threatens island paradise of Mauritius, and one Cameroonian expat's quest to bring safe drinking water to his country

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Publicis boss encourages firms to move staff to Paris post-Brexit

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'Fake news has had almost no impact on Wikipedia'

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Iraq: Embedded with French special forces in Mosul

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Dominique Dalcan: Godfather of French 90s pop returns to his roots

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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 : 2014-04-17

Virunga Park chief shot

On the eve of Algeria's presidential election there is not much doubt that the vote will deliver Abdelaziz Bouteflika a fourth term despite his failing health. Also the chief warden of Africa's oldest national park is shot four times near Goma. Emmanuel de Merode may have been targeted over his vigourous defence of Virunga Park's interests.

By Georja CALVIN-SMITH

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2017-01-20 Gambia

New President says Jammeh has agreed to cede power

In tonight's edition Gambia's Yahya Jammeh finally agrees to cede power.

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2017-01-19 Gambia

Adama Barrow sworn in as president, ECOWAS forces enter Gambia

In tonight's bulletin: Adama Barrow is sworn in as Gambia's new president; ECOWAS forces enter Gambia; and medical staff in Kenya continue to strike over pay.

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2017-01-18 Nigeria

Regional troops gather at Gambian border amid political standoff

In tonight's edition: regional troops gather at the Gambian border amid the ongoing political standoff, at least 60 people are killed in an attack on a military barracks in Gao;...

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2017-01-17 Nigeria

Nigerian air force mistakenly bombs refugee camp, at least 50 dead

In tonight's edition: Nigeria's air force accidentally bombs a refugee camp, killing dozens; outgoing President Yahya Jammeh declares a state of emergency in Gambia; and we talk...

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2017-01-16 Gambia

Gambian citizens flee ahead of Barrow inauguration

In Gambia, a few days ahead of the president-elect's inauguration, thousands continue to flee the country, many fearful of what it will take to unseat incumbent Yahya Jammeh, who...

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