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    Nightline Africa highlights the latest issues and developments on the continent.

    Join host Akwei Thompson and correspondents from Washington and across Africa as they offer in-depth interviews, reports analysis and features.  Nightline also brings you African arts and culture, country profiles, sports, music and commentary by top African experts.

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