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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 : 2013-12-12

Senegalese sculptor joins France's 'artocracy'

We meet the first African to join France's prestigious academy of fine arts. Senegalese sculptor Ousman Sowe dedicates his honour to all of Africa. Also, thousands flock to the Union Buildings to say a final goodbye to Nelson Mandela as his body lies in state ahead of his funeral this weekend. And a lull in the violence in Central Africa's capital gives communities a chance to bury their dead, whilst religious leaders try to offer some comfort to the displaced.

By Georja CALVIN-SMITH

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2017-06-23 Uganda

Donors pledge millions at Uganda refugee summit

In tonight's edition, we take a look at a UN resolution for an investigation into atrocities committed in DR Congo's Kasai region. Also at the Uganda refugee summit, donors...

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2017-06-22 Nigeria

Top South African court okays secret ballots in Zuma no-confidence vote

In tonight's edition: South Africa's highest court rules that the parliamentary speaker can allow a secret ballot for another no-confidence vote in Zuma; Nigerian refugees in...

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2017-06-20 DR Congo

UN says government-backed militia killed hundreds in DR Congo's Kasai region

In tonight's edition: The UN says government-backed militia killed hundreds of people in the Kasai region of DR Congo; frustration mounts in Nigeria over the state of the...

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2017-06-19 violence against women

Five people killed in attack on resort outside Bamako

In tonight's edition: five people are killed in an attack on a resort outside Bamako; Ivorian officials hail their demobilization programme at the UN; and we speak to Céline...

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2017-06-16 Lesotho

Lesotho's prime minister inaugurated, two days after wife's murder

Lesotho's new prime minister is inaugurated, two days after his estranged wife was gunned down. It was unclear initially whether the inauguration would go ahead following the...

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