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EYE ON AFRICA

EYE ON AFRICA

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

By Georja CALVIN-SMITH

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2015-08-28 Guinea Conakry

Alpha Condé reacts to Dadis Camara's bid to return home

Guinea's President brushes aside claims that he's been blocking the exiled former junta leader Dadis Camara from returning to Conakry. Captain Camara now says he wants to run in...

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2015-08-27 Nigeria

Nigeria marks 500 days since kidnap of Chibok schoolgirls

On the 500th day since nearly 300 Nigerian schoolgirls were abducted by Boko Haram, those hoping for their return march in their memory and call for the government to keep up the...

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2015-08-26 Africa

South Sudan's Salva Kiir signs peace deal

South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir signs a peace deal aimed at ending 20 months of brutal civil war, but makes it clear that he has deep reservations about the proposal. Also,...

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2015-08-25 Africa

Loyalists dominate new Burundi government

The new cabinet of Burundi's President Pierre Nkurunziza is sworn in, a move criticised by some opposition members who say the new ministers are not legitimate, this following...

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2015-08-25 Africa

Nigeria: Ban Ki-moon promises solidarity in fight against insecurity

"Changing Nigeria equals change for Africa": that's the message from the UN leader Ban Ki-moon as he met with President Buhari in Abuja, promising solidarity in the fight against...

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