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EYE ON AFRICA

All the news from Africa and the Maghreb, with France 24’s correspondents and our guests on set. From Monday to Friday at 9.45 pm and 10.45 pm Paris time.

Latest update : 2013-10-04

Hundreds of African migrants feared drowned off Lampedusa

Up to 300 African migrants are feared dead after a boat from Libya goes down off the coast of Lampedusa. Also, the Commonwealth expresses shock and dismay over the Gambia's surprise exit from the organisation. Georja Calvin-Smith speaks to a Gambian opposition leader who believes the move is ill-advised. And after years of neglect, Abidjan's zoo gets a chance at a new beginning, but there is still a long road ahead.

By Georja Calvin-Smith

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2018-02-16 EYE ON AFRICA

SOUTH AFRICA'S RAMAPHOSA HAILS 'NEW DAWN' IN STATE OF THE NATION ADDRESS

"Continue the long walk which Nelson Mandela began", the words of Cyril Ramaphosa as he delivered his first state of the nation speech this Friday. No sign of abating. Refugees...

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2018-02-15 South Africa

Cyril Ramophasa sworn in as South African president

In tonight's edition: Cyril Ramophasa is sworn in as South African president; the Ethiopian prime minister resigns; and we take a look at why cycling is so popular in Eritrea.

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2018-02-14 South Africa

Jacob Zuma bows out

In tonight's edition: South African President Jacob Zuma agrees to step down and Zimbabwean opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai dies after a battle with cancer.

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2018-02-13 South Africa

ANC tells Jacob Zuma to step down

In tonight's edition: the ANC tells Jacob Zuma to step down; the electoral commission in DR Congo says that without voting machines there will be no presidential election; and we...

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2018-02-12 Nigeria

Top ANC officials discuss Jacob Zuma's fate

In tonight's bulletin: top ANC officials meet to discuss Jacob Zuma's fate; three soldiers are killed in the south-west anglophone region of Cameroon; and we find out why...

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