Don't miss

Replay


LATEST SHOWS

MEDIAWATCH

France's Plan to Tackle Racism

Read more

THE WORLD THIS WEEK

Marine Le Pen and Thomas Piketty in Time magazine's power list; EU takes on Google; Gunter Grass dies (part 2)

Read more

THE WORLD THIS WEEK

Deadly Crossing: Migrants desperate to reach Europe; Abadi in Washington (part 1)

Read more

EYE ON AFRICA

Xenophobic attacks in South Africa: anti-violence marches and anti immigration protest

Read more

FRANCE IN FOCUS

French PM outlines action plan against racism, anti-Semitism

Read more

REPORTERS

Turkey’s hidden Armenians search for stolen identity

Read more

REVISITED

Families of slain Marikana miners still demanding justice

Read more

#TECH 24

Europe vs. Google: EU accuses search giant of market dominance abuse

Read more

#THE 51%

Women in America: Land of the free, home to the less-paid

Read more

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 : 2014-01-20

Ugandan president blocks anti-homosexuality bill

Uganda's President refuses to ratify a bill calling for life imprisonment for gay people, but some activists say Yoweri Museveni's language is cause for concern. The UN calls ethnic violence in South Sudan a "horrifying human rights disaster", citing evidence of the use of child soldiers and mass atrocities committed by both sides. And Madagascar officially declares a new president-elect. Hery Rajaonarimampianina, an ex-finance minister, takes the reigns with over 53 percent of the vote.

By Rochelle FERGUSON , Julia SIEGER , Charlotte PRUDHOMME

COMMENT(S)

Archives

2015-04-16 South Africa

Xenophobic attacks in South Africa: anti-violence marches and anti immigration protest

"Shocking and unacceptable", the words of South African preside Jacob Zuma about recent attacks on foreigners. Also, another tragedy in the Mediterranean; this time migrants turn...

Read more

2015-04-15 Togo

South Africa: Foreigners flee after attacks

Mozambique and Malawi say they will help their citizens flee South Africa after a series of xenophobic attacks that have left hundreds camping out on sports fields. Also, low...

Read more

2015-04-14 Nigeria

Nigeria: One year on, 219 Chibok girls still missing

Nigeria marks a year since Boko Haram's mass kidnapping in Chibok. 219 schoolgirls have now been held in captivity for 365 days. Also, at least 10 are killed in Mogadishu as Al...

Read more

2015-04-13 Sudan

Elections in Sudan: A poll with no surprises

Polls have opened in Sudan, but with most of the main opposition parties boycotting the three-day vote, President Omar al-Bashir is almost certain of victory. Also, Muhammadu...

Read more

2015-04-10 Sudan

President Omar al-Bashir expected to extend rule in Sudan

Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir looks set to be re-elected in presidential and parliamentary elections on Monday. The opposition is boycotting the polls. Also, for the first...

Read more