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Our Focus programme brings you exclusive reports from around the world. From Monday to Friday at 7.45 am Paris time.

Latest update : 2014-06-12

Fighting for girls' education despite Boko Haram's constant threats

Boko Haram, the terrorist group whose name means "Western education is forbidden", wants secular Nigeria to become an Islamic state. Schools and universities are among its targets. Nigeria already has low school attendance and the threat of attack is making it even harder to convince parents of the merits of education. Yet our reporter has been finding out how pro-education campaigners in Kaduna state are determined not to let Boko Haram defeat them.

Programme prepared by Elise Duffau and Patrick Lovett

By Katerina VITTOZZI

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2017-08-23 Angola

Rap activist weighs in on Angolan election

Angolans head to the polls Wed. in a parliamentary election expected to see their leader of 38 years, President Jose Eduardo dos Santos, hand over the baton to a hand-picked...

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2017-08-22 Mexico

Oil theft: A multi-billion dollar business fuels Mexican cartels

Mexico´s notorious drug cartels have thrived off drug trafficking, the arms trade and kidnapping as lucrative sources of revenue for years. But now, more and more cartels are...

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2017-08-21 Cameroon

Hunger has forced many Nigerian refugees in northern Cameroon to return to dangerous Boko Haram territory.

Aid workers are facing their most-feared season in the Lake Chad Basin, where one of the worst refugee crisis on the African Continent is taking place. Refugees fleeing violence...

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2017-07-27 French politics

France: Teething problems for Macron's fledgling party

President Emmanuel Macron's "La République En Marche" party is having its first teething problems, as it transitions from a grassroots movement to France's most powerful...

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2017-07-28 France

Was Jewish pensioner's murder religiously motivated?

We look at a recent murder in France that received relatively little media attention. In early April, Sarah Halimi, a 65-year-old Jewish woman, was killed at her Paris home by...

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