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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 : 2017-08-23

Africa's resources: Re-examining the management of oil and gas

In tonight's edition: Nigeria's president will work from home after being away from the country for three months. We also take a look at the management of natural resources on the continent and how an increasing number of Nigerians are in demand for organic food.

Nigeria's president has announced that he will be working from home for the next few months. Having just returned from a 100 day absence, questions are raised about Muhammadu Buhari's health.

There have long been calls for Africa to reshape its economic models by reducing its reliance on natural resources and diversify its economies. We hear from author N.J Ayuk who believes that much of that criticism is overly negative and shortsighted.

And in Nigeria, the demand for organic produce is rocketing year on year. Many of those paying closer attention to the way their food is grown have become accustomed to the choices abroad and head back home to start their own business.

By Georja CALVIN-SMITH , Gaëlle ESSOO

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2018-05-25 Madagascar

Madagascar political crisis: top court orders formation of unity government

Madagascar's constitutional court rules the president must form a national unity government, in order to end a political deadlock. Meanwhile in Kenya, filmmakers fear censorship...

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2018-05-24 Amnesty International

Amnesty International says Nigerian army abused women fleeing Boko Haram

Amnesty International accuses Nigerian soldiers of raping women rescued from Boko Haram. Nigeria's military says the claims are false and malicious. Also, the Democratic Republic...

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2018-05-23 Rwanda

Macron and Kagame meet to repair strained ties over Rwandan genocide

The World Health Organization warns a deadly Ebola outbreak in the DR Congo has the "potential to expand". Also, following two decades of deeply strained relations, France's...

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2018-05-22 Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso anti-terror raid leaves several dead

A seven-hour shootout took place in Burkina Faso, as authorities carried out a raid on suspected jihadists. It’s the latest deadly incident in the wake of several militant...

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2018-05-21 Burundi

Burundi approves new constitution allowing president to extend time in power

Burundi votes for constitutional change in a referendum potentially opening the way for President Pierre Nkurunziza to further extend his rule. Also, a major vaccination...

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