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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.

AFRICA NEWS

AFRICA NEWS

Latest update : 2014-08-29

Ebola in Nigeria: First death outside of Lagos

Nigeria reports its sixth death from the Ebola epidemic that has now killed over 1,500 people across West Africa. Also, Niger's leader of the opposition and parliamentary speaker Hama Amadou flees to Burkina Faso after parliamentary leaders approve his arrest in connection with a baby-trafficking investigation. And ravenous locusts descend onto Madagascar's capital.

Programme produced by Georja Calvin-Smith and Mary Colombel

By Georja CALVIN-SMITH

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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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2014-11-18 Burkina Faso

Kenya unrest: Four killed in revenge attacks after mosque raids

In Kenya, rampaging youths kill four people in the coastal city of Mombasa. This comes after police raids on two mosques suspected of militant activity. Also, Burkina Faso's...

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2014-11-17 Africa

Burkina Faso names Michel Kafando interim leader

Burkina Faso names former foreign minister Michel Kafando as interim president. This comes a day after political and military leaders outlined a year-long transition to...

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