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Libération:'STOP hunting for burkinis!'

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Closing arguments presented in the ICC trial of the Malian Jihadist who destroyed shrines

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Burkini: the never-ending controversy

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Biden in Turkey: NATO allies at odds over Syria Kurds, exiled cleric (part 1)

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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.

EYE ON AFRICA

EYE ON AFRICA

Latest update : 2014-08-05

Uganda's constitutional court overturns homophobic law

Sierra Leone, Liberia and Guinea seal off the shared border at the epicentre of the Ebola outbreak that has killed more than 700 people, this after an emergency meeting in Conakry. Also, Uganda's anti-gay bill is ruled unconstitutional to the joy of activists, but they warn the fight is not over as same-sex relationships remain illegal. And we see how local fisherman in Madagascar are trying to lessen their impact on their environment by having smaller families.

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2016-08-24 Mali

Closing arguments presented in the ICC trial of the Malian Jihadist who destroyed shrines

On tonight's show: The defense team for the Malian jihadist charged with destroying ancient Islamic structures in Timbuktu ask for leniency, on the last day of this historic...

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2016-08-23 Nigeria

US Secretary of State John Kerry commits to ramping up military assistance to Nigeria

On tonight's show: US Secretary of State John Kerry is in Nigeria, and promises increased military aid to fight Boko Haram. At the same time, Nigerian military claims to have...

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2016-08-22 Mali

Mali Jihadist pleads guilty at the ICC to 2012 destruction of Timbuktu shrines

On tonight's show: A Malian jihadist is pleading guilty at the Hague, where he's on trial for destroying centuries-old Islamic shrines and texts in Timbuktu. Also, US Secretary...

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2016-08-19 South Sudan

10 years on from Ivory Coast's 'Probo Koala' toxic waste disaster, victims are still waiting for justice

On tonight's show: Boys as young as 12 are being recruited as child soldiers in South Sudan. A new report by UNICEF says more than 650 children are being trained to kill. A...

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2016-08-18 South Sudan

South Sudanese rebel leader and ex-Vice President Riek Machar flees to East Africa

On tonight's show: Former South Sudanese rebel leader and Vice President, Riek Machar, is confirmed as having fled to DR COngo. The Nigerian military targets militants around...

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