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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 : 2014-08-18

Ebola virus: Liberia receives experimental drug

Liberia earmarks the last doses of an experimental drug for two doctors suffering from Ebola. This as doctors warn the WHO's decision to greenlight untested treatments is still fraught with ethical pitfalls as doses are in short supply. UN envoys in South Sudan say they're not optimistic about the country's warring leaders finding a compromise to end the violence any time soon. And conservationists warn that Uganda's reliance on wood charcoal is burning a hole through the country's forests.

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2014-10-01 Africa

Demobilisation in DR Congo: 100 ex-fighters die of starvation

In the DR Congo, more than 100 former fighters from the country's restive east are reported to have died of starvation in a camp in the remote north. Liberian President Ellen...

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2014-09-24 Africa

Algerian jihadists execute French hostage

An Algerian islamist group has beheaded a French hiker kidnapped in of Northern Algeria on Sunday. Militants calling themselves the Caliphate soldiers released a video of Hervé...

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2014-09-25 Africa

Famine in South Sudan: 4 million struggling to find enough to eat

Algerian forces keep up the hunt for the militant group responsible for the brutal beheading of French hiker Hervé Gourdel. Nigerian police and parents of schoolgirls abducted by...

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2014-09-30 Africa

Ebola: UN sets target of 60 days to turn things around

The UN Ebola mission says it wants to see significant progress in fighting the deadly disease within 60 days, this as NGOs turn the spotlight on children who are being abandoned...

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2014-09-26 Africa

Islamic State group crackdown

A cell of suspects thought to work with the Islamic State group are arrested in a joint Moroccan Spanish operation. Examining allegations of murder, rape and child soldier...

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