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Our Focus programme brings you exclusive reports from around the world. From Monday to Friday at 7.45 am Paris time.

Latest update : 2017-07-13

As Cameroon's jungle shrinks, pygmies' lifestyle is under threat

In eastern Cameroon, over 20,000 hectares of virgin forest are disappearing every year due to logging, forcing the indigenous Baka pygmies out of the jungle they rely on for survival. They're often forced to try to make a living performing menial tasks for low pay by the roadside. As a result, increasing numbers of pygmies are falling into alcohol and substance abuse. Our team went to meet them.

A programme prepared by Patrick Lovett and Aline Schmidt.

By Patrick FANDIO , Emmanuelle LANDAIS , Zigoto TCHAYA

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Samuel NGUIFFO

President, Centre for the Environment and Development (CED)

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2017-11-24 France

French women speak out about sexual harassment, but what happens next?

Recent weeks have seen a wave of revelations about sexual harassment, from Hollywood to Paris and beyond. The #MeToo campaign has become a global rallying cry, including here in...

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2017-11-24 Middle East

Video: FRANCE 24 meets foreigners fighting with Kurds in Syria

In Syria, hundreds of young Westerners have joined the YPG (Peoples' Protection Units), a Marxist-leaning Kurdish force which is fighting the Islamic State group in the...

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2017-11-23 Asia-pacific

Could Pakistan be your next holiday destination?

With its image tarnished by years of repeated terrorist attacks, Pakistan doesn't figure on many people's lists of dream holiday destinations. But that could soon change....

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2017-11-22 Africa

Tunisians disillusioned, seven years after revolution

In early October, an overcrowded boat carrying migrants sank off the Tunisian island of Kerkennah, near the city of Sfax. At least 45 people lost their lives. Many of the victims...

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2017-11-21 Americas

Video: An uncertain fate for US's transgender soldiers

In July, US President Donald Trump announced on Twitter that he was re-instating a ban on transgender people serving in the military. Trump justified his shock decision by citing...

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