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Russia cracks down on hooligans ahead of 2018 World Cup

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Award-winning author Lionel Shriver: Trump 'stole my idea'

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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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2017-06-26 DR Congo

DR Congo authorities find ten more mass graves in Kasai

In tonight's edition: ten more sites of mass graves are found in DR Congo's Kasaï region; 46 years on, anti-apartheid activist Ahmed Timol's case is finally reopened; and in...

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2017-06-23 Uganda

Donors pledge millions at Uganda refugee summit

In tonight's edition, we take a look at a UN resolution for an investigation into atrocities committed in DR Congo's Kasai region. Also, at the Uganda refugee summit, donors...

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2017-06-22 Nigeria

Top South African court okays secret ballots in Zuma no-confidence vote

In tonight's edition: South Africa's highest court rules that the parliamentary speaker can allow a secret ballot for another no-confidence vote in Zuma; Nigerian refugees in...

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2017-06-20 DR Congo

UN says government-backed militia killed hundreds in DR Congo's Kasai region

In tonight's edition: The UN says government-backed militia killed hundreds of people in the Kasai region of DR Congo; frustration mounts in Nigeria over the state of the...

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2017-06-19 violence against women

Five people killed in attack on resort outside Bamako

In tonight's edition: five people are killed in an attack on a resort outside Bamako; Ivorian officials hail their demobilization programme at the UN; and we speak to Céline...

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