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A live debate on the topic of the day, with four guests. From Monday to Thursday at 7.10 pm Paris time.

Latest update : 2012-08-21

Massacre in South Africa (part 2)

Two decades after the fall of Apartheid, why did police open fire on mine workers? The Lonmin massacre goes beyond a dispute over wages inside platinum mines and shows up the chronic imbalances between rich and poor in today’s South Africa.

  • Sipho JANUARY. France 24 Observer - from Cape Town;
  • Eusebius McKAISER. Witwatersrand University - from Johannesburg;
  • Ebba KALONDO. Africa Editor, France 24;
  • Sean JACOBS. Assistant Professor of International Affairs, The New School; Founder, 'Africa is a Country' blog - from New York.

Produced by François Picard, Anelise Borges, Mary Colombel, Christopher Davis.

Watch the first part here.

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2017-05-27 Africa

Let's talk Africa-Asia partnerships (part 2)

Our distinguished panel of guests discuss how to step up trade and investment between Africa and Asia. A special debate filmed in Ahmedabad, India.

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2017-05-27 Africa

Let's talk Africa-Asia partnerships (part 1)

Our distinguished panel of guests discuss how to step up trade and investment between Africa and Asia. A special debate filmed in Ahmedabad, India.

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2017-05-25 NATO

Trump at NATO: What future for the Atlantic Alliance? (part 2)

US President Donald Trump is this Thursday in a city he once described as a "hellhole" for talks with leaders from an alliance he once called "obsolete". So perhaps it is no...

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2017-05-25 NATO

Trump at NATO: What future for the Atlantic Alliance? (part 1)

US President Donald Trump is this Thursday in a city he once described as a "hellhole" for talks with leaders from an alliance he once called "obsolete". So perhaps it is no...

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2017-05-24 Cannes Film Festival 2017

We'll always have Cannes: World's most famous film festival turns 70 (part 2)

Cannes will always be Cannes. Or so it seems. The world's most famous film festival is celebrating its 70th edition: a frenzied fortnight of screenings, parties and deal-making...

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