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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.

AFRICA NEWS

AFRICA NEWS

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.

Programme produced by Georja Calvin-Smith and Mary Colombel

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2014-12-23 Gabon

Gabon: Libreville bids to calm tensions

The authorities in Gabon are trying to subdue simmering tensions in Libreville, after at least one person was killed during weekend protests against the rule of President Ali...

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2014-12-19 Africa

Tunisia presidential elections: Final day of campaigning ahead of Sunday's vote

Amid tight security, over 5 million Tunisians are being called to the polls to elect a new president. UN Chief Ban Ki-Moon praises health workers battling Ebola on his tour of...

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2014-12-18 Africa

Kenya: Security law approved despite disruptions in Parliament

Brawls break out in Kenya's parliament as lawmakers voted on controversial amendments to an anti-terror bill. Changes are passed but not before the eruption of chaotic scenes....

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2014-12-17 Africa

Thousands flee Libya and Nigeria to seek refuge in Niger

Niger's refugee camps keep growing. It is seeing a flood of people fleeing from Libya’s instability in the North and Nigeria's insurgency in the South. Also, there are hopes...

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2014-12-16 Africa

African security: Boko Haram is recruiting beyond Nigeria's borders

France says it will send in help to rally mistrustful African states against Boko Haram. The Nigerian insurgency poses risks beyond its borders: we speak to the UN Special...

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