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Latest update : 2014-08-01

Dozens of youths trampled to death on Conakry beach

Several children are amongst the 34 people killed in a stampede at a beachside concert in Conakry. All of the young victims had turned out to the 10,000-strong event to celebrate the end of Ramadan. A week of mourning has been announced and the government has sacked one of its entertainment chiefs over the tragedy.

By Georja CALVIN-SMITH

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2014-12-16 Africa

African security: Boko Haram is recruiting beyond Nigeria's borders

France says it will send in help to rally mistrustful African states against Boko Haram. The Nigerian insurgency poses risks beyond its borders: we speak to the UN Special...

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2014-12-15 Africa

Rights group asks for ICC probe of Nigerian presidential candidate

A Nigerian human rights group has asked the International Criminal Court to bring charges against Nigerian presidential candidate Muhammadu Buhari. They say he's tied into...

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2014-12-12 Africa

FRANCE 24 Exclusive: Malian minister confirms jihadists were exchanged for French hostage

In an exclusive interview with France 24, the Malian justice minister confirms that several Islamist prisoners were freed in order to secure the release of French hostage Serge...

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2014-12-10 Africa

'Timbuktu': Film explores horrors of jihadist takeover in Mali

It's one of the biggest films focusing on African culture to come out this year. "Timbuktu", by Mauritanian director Abderrahmane Sissako, has just been released here in France....

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2014-12-09 Africa

Zimbabwe cabinet reshuffle: Mugabe fires deputy and eight ministers

Zimbabwe's Vice President, Joice Mujuru, is sacked along with several of her allies after a sustained campaign by President Robert Mugabe to isolate her. Also, a Frenchman held...

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