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'830,000 people are dying every year because of unsafe sanitation'

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Suspected gas cylinder blast kills 42 on Zimbabwe bus

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Theresa May soldiers on; Israeli political turmoil; France's fuel protests

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'New right', old ideas? A closer look at the far right in Germany

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ACROSS AFRICA

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 : 2017-12-15

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 torture of migrants and refugees in Libya; and with beauty one of Nigeria's fastest growing industries, we meet a female entrepreneur who's literally giving the sector a makeover.

Some 6,000 Islamic State group fighters could be on the brink of returning home to Africa. The African Union says countries across the continent must bolster intelligence cooperation to avoid bloodshed.

Also, Amnesty International accuses EU leaders of being complicit in the torture of migrants and refugees in Libya. We speak to Amnesty's Heba Morayef for details on a report published by the rights group.

And with beauty now one of Nigeria's fastest growing industries, we meet a female entrepreneur who's literally giving the sector a makeover, this using only organic, locally-sourced ingredients.

By Mariam SAAB , Maya YATAGHENE

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2018-06-19 ACROSS AFRICA

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....

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2018-06-05 ACROSS AFRICA

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 ACROSS AFRICA

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 ACROSS AFRICA

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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