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Latest update : 2018-03-02

Malian city of Gao shut down after deadly violence

In tonight's edition: tensions rise in the Malian city of Gao between Songhai and Arabs; unemployment in Morocco rises to over 10%, with young people the most affected; and "the African Mona Lisa" is sold for €1.36 million at auction.

The Malian city of Gao is shut down after an Arab youth and a black soldier are killed. Both communities blame each other for the deaths.

Also, unemployment in Morocco has risen to over 10%, with young people the worst affected.

And Nigeria's "Mona Lisa" sells for a record £1.2 million at auction in London. Before going under the hammer, Ben Enwonwu's portrait of an African princess went missing for decades before being discovered in a UK flat.

By Mary COLOMBEL , Georja CALVIN-SMITH

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2018-06-22 Charli James

South Sudan peace deal attempt fails as Kiir rejects Machar

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2018-06-21 Laura DI BIASIO

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2018-06-21 Georja CALVIN-SMITH

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2018-06-19 Nicolas GERMAIN

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2018-06-18 Nicolas GERMAIN

Tunisia lose first World Cup match against England

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