Attacks kill dozens in north-western Nigeria • FRANCE 24 Français
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Gunmen killed dozens of people in two separate attacks in Nigeria. Kaduna villagers and Sokoto State security forces have fallen victim to suspected Islamists and criminal gangs. Also on the show: In an industry dominated by men, we bring you a report on women workers who are changing the landscape of the Central African Republic. Finally, we take a look at one of Libya’s cultural gems: Leptis Magna. An archaeological site shunned by tourists due to the country’s insecurity.
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In this story: Central African Republic
The Central African Republic, or Central African Republic, is a landlocked country in Central Africa.
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. CAR covers an area of approximately 620,000 square kilometers (240,000 square miles) and had an estimated population of around 4.7 million in 2018.
From 2020, the CAR is the theater of a civil war, underway since 2012.
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In this story: Libya
Libya, officially the State of Libya, is a country in the Maghreb region of North Africa, bordered by the Mediterranean Sea to the north, Egypt to the east, Sudan to the southeast, Chad to the south , Niger to the southwest, Algeria to the west and Tunisia to the northwest.
The sovereign state is made up of three historic regions: Tripolitania, Fezzan and Cyrenaica. The largest city and capital, Tripoli, is located in western Libya and is home to over three million of Libya’s seven million people. The second largest city is Benghazi, located in eastern Libya.
Libya became an independent kingdom in 1951. A military coup in 1969 overthrew King Idris I. Parts of Libya are currently divided between the rival governments of Tobruk and Tripoli, along with various tribal and Islamist militias. .
Libya is a member of the United Nations (since 1955), the Non-Aligned Movement, the Arab League, the OIC and OPEC. The country’s official religion is Islam, with 96.6% of the Libyan population being Sunni Muslims.