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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.

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 Georja CALVIN-SMITH , Mary COLOMBEL

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2018-08-10 Richelle HARRISON PLESSE

Zimbabwe: Chamisa's lawyers contest election results in court

In this edition: Zimbabwe's opposition leader Nelson Chamisa is challenging Emmerson Mnangagwa’s election win in the country’s Constitutional Court. And in a FRANCE 24...

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2018-08-09 Georja CALVIN-SMITH

Zambia accused of illegal handover of Zimbabwean opposition figure

Zimbabwean opposition figure Tendai Biti appears in court on charges of declaring unofficial election results. He was returned to Zimbabwe after being denied asylum by Zambia,...

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2018-08-06 Yi SONG

Zimbabwe's Mnangagwa appeals for peace, Chamisa questions result

Zimbabwe's opposition rejects President Emmerson Mnangagwa's narrow election win. This as the president calls for unity and praises the vote as "free, fair and credible". Also,...

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2018-08-08 Georja CALVIN-SMITH

DR Congo: President Joseph Kabila will not run in presidential elections

After years of speculation, President Joseph Kabila has said he will not run for a third term in DR Congo’s presidential elections in December. Instead, former interior minister...

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2018-08-07 Georja CALVIN-SMITH

Nigeria: security forces block lawmakers from entering parliament

Nigeria's spy chief has been sacked after security forces prevented lawmakers from entering parliament. Also, Kenyans and Tanzanians marked the 20th anniversary of the East...

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