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EYE ON AFRICA

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.

Latest update : 2014-08-29

Liberia: President dismisses top officials who ignored call to return home

No-nonsense President Sirleaf runs out of patience with top officials overseas who dragged their feet over a call back to Liberia to help lead the response to the Ebola epidemic. Also, the US says it knew that the UAE and Egypt were behind air strikes on Tripoli earlier this month. Finally, the world market for synthetic hair is a fickle one. Until now, it's been dominated by Asian business, but we meet one African with his eye on the prize.

Programme produced by Georja Calvin-Smith and Mary Colombel

By Georja CALVIN-SMITH

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2018-01-19 EYE ON AFRICA

France 24 meets George Weah ahead of inauguration

From sports stardom to the post of president. A France 24 exclusive, our team speaks to George Weah in Monrovia ahead of his historic inauguration. An ambulance service in...

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2018-01-18 Drought

Cape Town drought: Mayor says residents 'callously' using too much water

In Cape Town, new water restrictions are brought in to tackle the worst drought in 100 years. Also, a year into his presidency, Ghana's leader Nana Akufo-Addo says his efforts to...

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2018-01-17 Ethiopia

Ethiopian opposition leader Merera Gudina released from jail

In tonight's edition: Ethiopian opposition leader Merera Gudina is released from jail; in DR Congo, the Protestant Church adds its voice to concerns about the country's...

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2018-01-16 Nigeria

Nigerian army releases 244 Boko Haram suspects

In tonight's edition: the Nigerian army releases 244 Boko Haram suspects; a new law forces unwed couples living together in Burundi to marry; and our correspondents show us how...

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2018-01-15 Central African Republic

Case dismissed against French troops accused of child rape in Central African Republic

A case is dismissed against French troops accused of raping children in Central African Republic; two years on, Ouagadougou residents remember the attack on the Cappuccino...

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