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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 : 2017-09-07

Female infertility: Diaspora in Europe seek egg donors in Africa

In tonight's edition: Infertility is a taboo for African women and for the diaspora, finding black egg donors can lead to long waiting lists; PR firm Bell Pottinger is expelled from the industry's trade group in the UK, accused of fostering racial tensions in South Africa; and traditional weavers are trying to compete with wax in Ivory Coast.

Infertility is a taboo for many African women. And for the diaspora, finding black egg donors can lead to long waiting lists. That's why more and more are travelling to Africa for faster results and greater choice.

Also, Bell Pottinger, a major British PR firm, has been expelled from the industry's trade group in the UK. It stands accused of fostering racial tensions in South Africa on behalf of a client.

And the wax print cloth may be associated with African fashion, but not a single yard of it is made in Africa anymore. Now, traditional weavers are fighting back by reviving age-old patterns and techniques, and making them new again.

By Mary COLOMBEL , Shona BHATTACHARYYA

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2018-02-22 Nigeria

Officials say missing Nigerian schoolgirls not rescued after all

There's anger in the north-eastern Nigerian village of Dapchi, where dozens of schoolgirls are still missing after a Boko Haram raid. The government has been giving contradictory...

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2018-02-21 Nigeria

More than 100 Nigerian schoolgirls still missing after Boko Haram attack

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2018-02-20 Zimbabwe

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2018-02-19 Madagascar

Zuma ally Atul Gupta challenges asset freeze

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2018-02-16 EYE ON AFRICA

South Africa's Ramaphosa hails 'new dawn' in state of the nation address

"Continue the long walk which Nelson Mandela began", those were the words of Cyril Ramaphosa as he delivered his first state of the nation speech this Friday. Also, refugees...

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