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FRANCE 24 English published this video item, entitled “Niger post election violence kills two, hundreds arrested” – below is their description.
In tonight’s edition: Two people in Niger have died in post-election violence and hundreds have been arrested, according to the government accusing a prominent opposition figure of stoking the unrest. In Central African Republic government forces continue to advance against the forces of a rebel coalition. They’ve retaken the town of Bozoum. The human cost of the fighting is slowly emerging. And finally in the run up to Ivory Coast’s legislative election, we take a look at organizations encouraging women to take part in politics.FRANCE 24 English YouTube Channel
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It is bordered by Chad to the north, Sudan to the northeast, South Sudan to the southeast, the Democratic Republic of the Congo to the south, the Republic of the Congo to the southwest and Cameroon to the west. The CAR covers a land area of about 620,000 square kilometres (240,000 sq mi) and had an estimated population of around 4.7 million as of 2018.
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