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We head out to meet France 24 Observers. They tell us more about the stories they have alerted us to. Every first Saturday of the month at 10.15 am Paris time.

Latest update : 2016-06-08

Baaka, the fallen kings of the forest

The Baka pygmies have traditionally made their home in the rain forests of remote parts of the Central African Republic. But they are finding it increasingly difficult to eke out a living there. Poaching in the area has led to a major decrease in wild game, leaving them struggling to provide for their families. Some of the elders also feel that their culture is also under threat: traditional knowledge and customs are no longer being transmitted to younger generations.

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2018-06-05 THE OBSERVERS DIRECT

Secrets of Senegal: The dangerous tips to 'keep your man'

France 24 journalists meet eyewitnesses (Observers) to discuss memorable events they have experienced. The programme brings to the airways the unique journalistic online project...

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2018-05-08 THE OBSERVERS DIRECT

Mayotte's youth challenge

France 24 journalists meet eyewitnesses (Observers) to discuss memorable events they have experienced. The programme brings to the airways the unique journalistic online project...

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2018-05-01 THE OBSERVERS DIRECT

In India, young couples fear the morality police

France 24 journalists meet eyewitnesses (Observers) to discuss memorable events they have experienced. The programme brings to the airways the unique journalistic online project...

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2018-05-01 THE OBSERVERS DIRECT

Benin: Using drones to save a lake

France 24 journalists meet eyewitnesses (Observers) to discuss memorable events they have experienced. The programme brings to the airways the unique journalistic online project...

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2018-02-05 THE OBSERVERS DIRECT

Left behind: Cameroon's artisanal miners face Chinese competitors

France 24 journalists meet eyewitnesses (Observers) to discuss memorable events they have experienced. The programme brings to the airways the unique journalistic online project...

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