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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 : 2013-12-04

CAR crisis rocketing up international agenda

It's a big week for the Central African Republic. Ahead of a UN Security Council vote on an international response to its crisis, extra French troops begin trying to make inroads into the deepening violence. Also, the Congolese president heads to Kampala for rebel peace talks after an East African Heads of State weekend meeting in the Ugandan capital. They have agreed on plans for a common currency.

By Georja CALVIN-SMITH

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2018-04-26 Madagascar

Madagascar opposition file petition against new electoral laws

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2018-04-25 South Africa

South African unions strike over proposed minimum wage

In tonight's edition, South African unions strike over a proposed minimum wage, Israel scraps controversial plans to forcibly deport African migrants, and Togo's national team...

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2018-04-23 Zimbabwe

Zimbabwean nurses call off strike and return to work

In tonight's edition: Nurses in Zimbabwe call off their strike action and return to work, and Cameroon's government says it will compensate victims of a Ponzi scheme. Also, more...

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2018-04-20 Liberia

Former Liberian warlord sentenced to 30 years in US prison

In tonight’s edition: A Liberian warlord known as "Jungle Jabbah" has been sentenced to 30 years in a US prison for deceiving officials about his role in his country's civil war....

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2018-04-19 Commonwealth

Commonwealth summit: African members seek to grow trade value to $2 trillion

In tonight's edition: African member states of the Commonwealth seek to grow trade value to $2 trillion; Senegal's parliament sets a higher bar for presidential candidates...

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