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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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2014-11-25 Africa

Nigeria: Two female bombers kill at least 30 in Maiduguri

Dozens of people have been killed in the north-eastern Nigerian city of Maiduguri in a double suicide bombing in a busy marketplace. Islamist insurgent group Boko Haram is...

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2014-11-24 Africa

Tiken Jah Fakoly and West African artists sing against Ebola

We speak to Ivorian musician Tiken Jah Fakoly, who is one of several African artists on a new Ebola appeal song. "Africa stop Ebola" is a home-grown alternative to Band Aid's...

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2014-11-21 Senegal

Senegalese photographer's flashbacks to Africans throughout history

A town in Democratic Republic of Congo is once again hit by suspected Ugandan rebels. People of Beni say their attackers dressed as soldiers to trick their way in before...

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2014-11-20 Eritrea

Eritrea's youth exodus: Renewed conscription drive sparks emigration

The UN puts a mass youth exodus from Eritrea down to a renewed conscription drive in the country. Also, Nigerian lawmakers say the state of emergency brought in to tackle the...

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2014-11-19 Africa

Ivory Coast: Soldiers return to barracks after protests over pay

After a night of protests, soldiers in Ivory Coast have returned to their barracks after the government agreed to pay back wages to thousands of former rebels currently serving...

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