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Latest update : 2014-06-06

Nigeria: Nollywood film festival in Paris

Nigeria's film industry is booming. Known as Nollywood,it provides about 1 million jobs and is the country's 2nd biggest employer after agriculture. Our Nicolas Germain went to a film festival here in Paris that celebrates the stars of Nigeria's silver screen. Also at the event today was actress Rita Dominic who tells us a bit about the changes she's seen over her 15 years in the business.

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2014-08-29 Mali

South Africa: Four men found guilty of shooting Rwandan exile

A South African court finds four men guilty of attempting to murder the former Rwandan general, Faustin Kayumba Nyamwasa. Also, Senegal becomes the fifth West African nation to...

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2014-08-28 Madagascar

Ebola in Nigeria: First death outside of Lagos

Nigeria reports its sixth death from the Ebola epidemic that has now killed over 1,500 people across West Africa. Also, Niger's leader of the opposition and parliamentary speaker...

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2014-08-27 Libya

Niger: Top opposition figure to be questioned in baby-trafficking scandal

In the latest development in a baby-trafficking scandal in Niger, lawmakers voted to allow a top opposition figure, who's also the president of parliament, to be questioned by...

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2014-08-27 Libya

Liberia: President dismisses top officials who ignored call to return home

No-nonsense President Sirleaf runs out of patience with top officials overseas who dragged their feet over a call back to Liberia to help lead the response to the Ebola epidemic....

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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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