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François Hollande faces journalists from RFI, France 24 and TV5 at the Palais de l'Elysée on Thursday evening
28/11/2014 - Interview: France's President François Hollande

IS videos ‘terrorism through images’, Hollande tells RFI

French President François Hollande dubbed the Islamic State (IS) armed group’s propaganda videos “terrorist attacks through images” and insisted that France will continue to ...
The Village Francophone in Dakar
28/11/2014 - Report: Francophonie Summit in Dakar

Ebola casts shadow over French-speaking countries' summit in Dakar

The Ebola epidemic is casting a shadow over the 15th summit of French-speaking nations in the Dakar this weekend.
Lebanon's Prime Minister Tammam Salam
21/11/2014 - Report: Lebanon

Lebanese IS, al-Nusra hostage families demand action to save relatives

The families of 27 Lebanese hostages held by the Islamic State armed group and the Al-Qaeda-linked al-Nusra Front say their government is not doing enough to free them.
20/11/2014 - Report: Ebola - Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone’s anti-Ebola measures are a ticking time bomb for farmers

Subsistence and smallholder farmers are being hit hard by measures put in place by the Sierra Leonean government to curb the spread of the deadly Ebola virus.

A street in downtown Monrovia
20/11/2014 - Report: Liberia

Liberia's Senate election campaigns begin

The National Elections Commission of Liberia is preparing to hold Senatorial elections in the country next month, despite the Ebola epidemic that has claimed the lives of 2,812 people.

Morgan Tsvangirai addresses members of his opposition Movement For Democratic Change (MDC) party in Harare, 31 October 2014.
20/11/2014 - REPORT: Zimbabwe

Zimbabwean 2002 elections 'neither free nor fair' says South African report

For over a decade, Zimbabwe's opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai has been trying to defeat President Robert Mugabe at the polls.
Hand grenades and other items are displayed by police after a raid at a mosque in Mombasa on 17 November, 2014
19/11/2014 - Report: Kenya

Three killed by gang in Mombasa

At least three people have been killed by a gang of youths in the Kenyan city of Mombasa. The murders are said to be revenge following police raids on two mosques on Monday.
Soldiers and bystanders examine the remains of a car that exploded in Mogadishu on Sunday
19/11/2014 - Report: Somalia

Somali broadcast journalist murdered

In Somalia gunmen have shot dead a journalist with Radio Daljir in the central Somali town of Galkayo.
18/11/2014 - Interview: Ebola - Sierra Leone

Local chiefs refuse to be blamed for spread of Ebola in Sierra Leone, interview

The head of traditional leaders in Sierra Leone has defended local chiefs who have come under fire for not doing enough to prevent the spread of the deadly Ebola virus.

A Syrian woman with her son, who has meningitis but no drugs to treat it, in Lebanon's Bekaa Valley
12/11/2014 - Report: Lebanon

Lebanon to ignore UN policy on Syrian refugees

Lebanon has announced that it will set its own policies regarding refugees from conflict in Syria, rather than following those set by international bodies like the United Nations, which it accused of ...
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