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#ChooseFrance campaign aims to show 'France is back'

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Davos 2018: Balancing tech risks and opportunities

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Erdogan's new front: Turkey takes on Syria's kurds (part 2)

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THE DEBATE

Erdogan's new front: Turkey takes on Syria's Kurds (part 1)

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Davos 2018: Modi defends globalisation but warns it's losing its lustre

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Namibia's genocide: Descendants sue Germany for reparations

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THE INTERVIEW

Ex-president Lula is 'clearly innocent', Rousseff says

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Author Mohsin Hamid: The magic of the migrant crisis

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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 : 2017-06-09

Nigeria: Over a dozen people killed in Boko Haram attack on Maiduguri

In tonight's edition: over a dozen people die in Boko Haram's biggest recent raid on the northeastern city of Maiduguri. Also, firefighters in South Africa’s Western Cape battle blazes that have followed the biggest winter storm to hit the region in decades. And in South Sudan, aid organisations struggle to reach those most in need of food aid.

Over a dozen people die in Boko Haram's biggest recent raid on the northeastern city of Maiduguri. Gunmen and suicide attackers descend on the city, but Abuja believes the extremist group is on its last legs. Authorities are focusing more on rebuilding communities ravaged by the insurgency.

Firefighters in South Africa’s Western Cape battle blazes that have followed the biggest winter storm to hit the region in decades.

And as South Sudan struggles with the insecurity caused by years of civil war, those most vulnerable to the fallout from the conflict struggle to find enough to eat. Many forced from their homes rely on aid to stave off starvation.

By Mary COLOMBEL , Georja CALVIN-SMITH

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2018-01-22 George Weah

George Weah sworn in as Liberia's president

In tonight's edition: George Weah is sworn in as Liberia's president; at least six protesters are reportedly killed over the weekend in DR Congo, with witnesses accusing police...

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2018-01-19 EYE ON AFRICA

FRANCE 24 meets Liberia's George Weah ahead of his inauguration

From sports stardom to president: a FRANCE 24 team speaks exclusively to George Weah in Monrovia ahead of his historic inauguration. Also, an ambulance service in Somalia is...

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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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