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Homosexuality in Africa: Kenyan movie debuts at Toronto Film Festival

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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 : 2014-08-26

Ebola: Clashes erupt in Liberia as government enforces quarantine

Liberia is suffering the fastest rise in fatalities from West Africa's Ebola epidemic. Tensions among frightened communities in Monrovia have sparked clashes with police trying to enforce a quarantine on one of the city's slum neighbourhoods. Also, Paris turns to Mali for help in getting to the bottom of a probe into the campaign finances of former French President Nicolas Sarkozy. And with a population set to triple over the next few decades, Niger has the highest birth rate in the world.

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2014-09-08 Kenya

Homosexuality in Africa: Kenyan movie debuts at Toronto Film Festival

Around a dozen people are killed in Somalia in bomb attacks claimed by Al Shabaab; this after the militants' leader was killed in a US drone strike last week. A parish in Burundi...

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2014-09-17 Ebola

Ebola virus: US to send 3,000 troops to West Africa

The Ebola epidemic sweeping through West Africa is taking Sierra Leone, Guinea and Liberia to the brink of collapse, warns the UN. Meanwhile US president Barack Obama unveils a...

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2014-09-15 Libya

Central African Republic: UN takes over country's peacekeeping

As the UN takes over international peacekeeping troops trying to stem violence in Central African Republic, Georja Calvin-Smith speaks to the head of the new MINUSCA force in...

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2014-09-12 Boko Haram

Oscar Pistorius trial: Sprinter convicted of culpable homicide

Oscar Pistorius is convicted of culpable homicide over the death of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. Her family says that justice has not been done. Also, Cuba sends doctors and...

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2014-09-11 violence against women

Nigeria unrest: Boko Haram prepare takeover of Maiduguri

Despite a ramped up offensive by the army, Boko Haram militants' seizure of northeastern territory has taken them to the gates of Maiduguri. South African track star Oscar...

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