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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 : 2018-02-09

France grants compensation rights to all victims of Algerian War of Independence

In tonight's edition: France extends compensation rights to all victims of the Algerian War of Independence; we speak to deported Kenyan opposition activist Miguna Miguna; and protests take place in Sudan over soaring bread prices.

France's constitutional court decides to grant financial compensation to all victims of the Algerian War of Independence. It’s a move that could have a big impact throughout former French colonies.

Also, Kenyan opposition activist Miguna Miguna has been deported, allegedly because Kenyan authorities say he's no longer a citizen. He speaks to us from Canada about growing political tensions back home.

And Sudan has seen a wave of protests since the start of the year. Demonstrators are furious about the rise in the cost of staples like bread at a time of record inflation.




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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2018-05-18 Ebola

Ebola outbreak in DR Congo: WHO says virus can be brought under control

The World Health Organization says it believes the Ebola outbreak in DR Congo is "not yet a global health emergency" and the virus can be brought under control. Meanwhile, the US...

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