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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 : 2014-08-05

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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2014-10-22 Africa

Burkina Faso: Govt seeks referendum on presidential term limit

In Burkina Faso, the government's push for a referendum to extend the two-term presidential limit riles up the opposition. Also, the death toll from the Ebola epidemic sweeping...

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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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2014-10-21 Africa

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

Calls for the departure 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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2014-10-17 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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