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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 : 2014-08-13

Ivory Coast shuts down air travel to Ebola-hit nations

Ivory Coast shuts down air travel to the West African countries worst hit by the Ebola epidemic. Meanwhile, Cameroonian authorities launch a fightback against Boko Haram amid fears the Nigerian extremist insurgency has launched a recruitment drive over the border. And a French winemaker has set up shop in Ethiopia, hoping to entice customers with the product of the African-grown grapes.

Programme produced by Georja Calvin Smith and Mary Colombel

By Georja CALVIN-SMITH

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2014-10-22 Africa

Burkina Faso: Government seeks referendum

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

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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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