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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.

EYE ON AFRICA

EYE ON AFRICA

Latest update : 2013-12-19

DRC's rebel rampages

In a special report from DRC, our correspondents highlight the fear in which many around the eastern city of Beni live. Also, a political rift continues to escalate into violence in South Sudan. Thousands flee more gunfights in Juba as the military puts down an alleged coup. And Frenchman Michel Thierry Atangana loses his appeal against a 20-year sentence in Cameroon. Its supreme court gives no reason for the decision, he says he has been politically persecuted.

By Georja CALVIN-SMITH

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2015-05-26 Burundi

Burundi's Nkurunziza appeals for 'national solidarity' to fund elections

Burundi's government remains defiant despite the growing international pressure over President Nkurunziza's controversial bid for a third term. This as protests continue in...

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2015-05-26 Nigeria

Oil companies agree to end crippling strike in Nigeria

Avoiding total shutdown: fuel companies in Nigeria agree to end a fuel strike. The blockade on oil had caused the country to grind to a virtual standstill. Also, the remains of...

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2015-05-22 Burundi

At least three dead in grenade attack in Bujumbura

At least three people die in two grenade attacks in Bujumbura, this amid ongoing anti-government demonstrations against the president's bid for a third term. Also, the UN says...

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2015-05-19 Burundi

Protests continue in Burundi as calls mount for election delay

In Burundi, local elections are exactly one week away and unrest that erupted into a coup attempt last week continues. Also, violence continues in South Sudan's civil war....

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2015-05-20 Burundi

Burundi: Nkurunziza delays parliamentary polls as clashes continue

All is well, says Burundi's leader, as parliamentary elections are postponed. Meanwhile, clashes between police, the military and protesters continue. Also, France announces that...

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