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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 : 2013-10-09

As Africa grows fast, poverty falls slowly

Georja Calvin-Smith is joined by the President of the African Development Bank, Donald Kaberuka, to discuss what's driving African economic growth and holding the continent back. Also Mali's, biggest northern city faces its first shelling since Islamists were driven out earlier this year. Finally, in the first of our series on undocumented African workers here in France, our correspondents take us on the road.

By Georja Calvin-Smith

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2017-07-25 Libya

Rival Libyan leaders back ceasefire, elections

In tonight's edition: rival Libyan leaders back a ceasefire and elections after talks in France; President Kenyatta doesn't turn up for an election debate, leaving his opponent...

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2017-07-24 South Africa

South Africa's 'Guptaleaks': New website aims to reveal extent of 'state capture'

In tonight's edition: hopes for an HIV cure are revived after doctors announce that a South African child is in remission; three South African media outlets launch a common...

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2017-07-21 sport

International Francophone Games kick off in Abidjan

In tonight's edition: sport and culture meet in a spirit of solidarity, as the eighth edition of the Francophone Games kicks off in Abidjan, Ivory Coast. Also, in Somalia, more...

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2017-07-20 Kenya

Kenya court rules Dubai firm can print presidential ballots

In tonight's bulletin: a Kenyan court says a Dubai firm can print presidential ballots; security is ramped up in Abidjan ahead of the Francophone Games; and we meet South African...

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2017-07-18 Cameroon

Rescue efforts to find missing Cameroonian soldiers continue

In tonight's edition: rescue efforts continue in a bid to find missing soldiers after a Cameroonian vessel capsizes; President Kabila reshuffles police chiefs amid growing...

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