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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.

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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2017-07-26 Nigeria

Nigerian lawmakers vote to reduce president's powers

In tonight's edition: Nigerian lawmakers vote to reduce the president's powers; diamond mining companies in Namibia have started turning to the oceans in search of the gems; and...

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2017-07-25 Libya

Rival Libyan leaders back ceasefire, elections

In tonight's edition: rival Libyan leaders back a ceasefire and elections after talks in France; President Kenyatta doesn't turn up for an election debate, leaving his opponent...

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2017-07-24 South Africa

South Africa's 'Guptaleaks': New website aims to reveal extent of 'state capture'

In tonight's edition: hopes for an HIV cure are revived after doctors announce that a South African child is in remission; three South African media outlets launch a common...

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2017-07-21 sport

International Francophone Games kick off in Abidjan

In tonight's edition: sport and culture meet in a spirit of solidarity, as the eighth edition of the Francophone Games kicks off in Abidjan, Ivory Coast. Also, in Somalia, more...

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2017-07-20 Kenya

Kenya court rules Dubai firm can print presidential ballots

In tonight's bulletin: a Kenyan court says a Dubai firm can print presidential ballots; security is ramped up in Abidjan ahead of the Francophone Games; and we meet South African...

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