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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 : 2014-04-22

S. Sudanese rebels accused of ethnic slaughter in oil town

The United Nations warns that ethnic divisions in South Sudan's crisis are deepening and that hundreds of civilians were slaughtered by rebels as they seized the oil hub of Bentiu last week. Also Nigerian teachers say that the number of girls still missing after suspected islamist extremists launched a mass abduction from a school last week is far higher than authorities have announced.

By Georja CALVIN-SMITH

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2014-10-21 Africa

Central African Republic : stability still a struggle ahead of 2015 elections

Calls for the exit of Central African Republic’s president continue as the troubled country battles to restore stability. We hear from Marie-Reine Hassen, a former foreign...

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2014-10-20 Ebola

Exiled family returns to Somaliland

Unlike Somalia, Somaliland is largely peaceful and stable, but not internationally recognised as a nation. Our correspondents have met Sarah Halgan, a singer and aficionada of...

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2014-10-17 Africa

Nigeria: Reports of ceasefire between government and Boko Haram

There are conflicting reports over whether a ceasefire deal has been reached with Boko Haram, as well as an agreement to free 219 abducted schoolgirls. Meanwhile, in Cameroon,...

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2014-09-24 Africa

Algerian jihadists execute French hostage

An Algerian Islamist group has beheaded a French hiker kidnapped in Algeria on Sunday. Militants calling themselves the Caliphate Soldiers released a video of Hervé Gourdel's...

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2014-10-09 Africa

Central African Republic: Violence returns to Bangui

At least seven people have been killed in renewed unrest in the Central African Republic, as the fragile nation sees the worst violence since a UN force took over peacekeeping...

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