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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 : 2014-08-15

WWII commemorations: France pays special tribute to African troops

French President François Hollande pays a special tribute to African soldiers who fought during World War II, as France commemorates the 70th anniversary of the southern landings. Also, Doctors without Borders warn the Ebola epidemic is moving faster than authorities can handle and could take six months to bring under control. And we take you to one of the last major remnants of the primary tropical forests in West Africa.

Programme produced by Kethévane Gorjestani and Mary Colombel

By Kethevane GORJESTANI

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2015-07-22 Africa

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