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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 : 2014-08-29

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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2016-06-29 Uganda

Uganda: Opposition leader in court on treason charges

In Uganda, opposition leader Kizza Besigye has again appeared in court charged with treason. The UN is to send more peacekeepers to Mali after a series of deadly attacks on its...

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2016-06-28 Hissène Habré

France slammed for support of ex-Chad dictator Hissene Habre

In this edition: France is accused of supporting Hissene Habre, Michelle Obama heads to Morocco, and the UN ends its Liberia mission.

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2016-06-27 Jacob Zuma

Michelle Obama visits Liberia

In tonight's edition: Jacob Zuma's corruption case, Madagascar's independence day attack, and Michelle Obama in Africa.

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2016-06-24 Brexit

Seven African countries' economies at risk over Brexit

In tonight's show: We take a look at how business and financial aid in Africa could be affected by the UK's decision to leave the EU. Also, Karim Wade, the son of the former...

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2016-06-23 Nigeria

MSF: Scores of refugees fleeing Boko Haram in Nigeria starve to death

In tonight's edition: Doctors Without Borders warn of a humanitarian crisis in the northeastern Nigerian town of Bama. It's been a year since it was taken back from Boko Haram,...

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