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Tears and champagne as commercial flights resume between Ethiopia and Eritrea

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UN warns of 'conspiracy of complacency' in fighting HIV

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Nicaragua: another descent into dictatorship?

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Nicaragua's Boiling Point: Americas divided over Ortega's crackdown

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What the World Cup win means for France

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'Nation-state' bill sparks controversy in Israel

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Young women in China go under the knife to improve job prospects

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Film show: Why we love 'Ant-man and the Wasp'

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Brussels to slap $5 billion fine on Google

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A week of political and social events across the African continent: exclusive reports and analysis. Every Thursday at 5.45 pm Paris time.

Latest update : 2018-06-19

Mali's basketball star: NBA top player Cheick Diallo makes hometown proud

In our weekly roundup: At just 22 years old, NBA basketball star Cheick Diallo is already an icon for young Malians. FRANCE 24 caught up with him on his recent trip back home. Also, there are concerns that tensions between Fulani herdsmen and farmers in central Nigeria could escalate to the point of rivalling the violence linked to the Boko Haram insurgency. And renowned conservationist Jane Goodall heads to Uganda to mark the 20th anniversary of a sanctuary she founded there.

By Laura DI BIASIO , Georja CALVIN-SMITH

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2018-06-05 Georja CALVIN-SMITH

Senegalese city of Saint-Louis divided over French colonial statue

In much of Africa, colonialism remains a sensitive subject. In Saint-Louis, Senegal, campaigners behind the "Faidherbe must fall" lobby believe the statue of French colonial...

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2018-04-04 Mary COLOMBEL

Operation Barkhane: Malian, French troops work together to push jihadists out

In this week's edition: Malian and French soldiers work together to push jihadists out of Mali; bloggers in Guinea strive to curb online hate speech; and we meet...

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2018-03-16 Mary COLOMBEL

Nigeria struggles to contain Lassa fever outbreak

In this week's edition: Nigeria is struggling to contain a Lassa fever outbreak; the LRA is still claiming lives in Central African Republic; and we meet with Afrobeat star Seun...

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2017-12-15 Mariam SAAB

AU: African nations must prepare for potential return of thousands of jihadists

In this edition: Some 6,000 Islamic State group fighters could be on the brink of returning home to Africa; Amnesty International accuses EU leaders of being complicit in the...

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