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Video: Can love finally beat the caste system in Senegal?

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Saimir Pirgu, a leading tenor mentored by Pavarotti and Domingo

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Feminist icons and young female Democrats clash over Hillary Clinton

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The Perche region: The art of peasantry

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Forbidden love in Senegal: Khady and Massamba's caste struggle

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The 'Académie française': Guard dog of the French language

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Tunisia's extra-harsh marijuana law

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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.

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2016-02-11 South Africa

Opposition disrupts Zuma's State of the Union speech

Protesters take to the streets as South African president Jacob Zuma is heckled by opposition lawmakers during his State of the Union speech.

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2016-02-10 Rwanda

US accuses Kigali of 'destabilizing activities' in Burundi

In today's rundown: The US accuses Kigali of destabilizing activities in Burundi, prosecutors seek life in prison for Hissène Habré, and we speak to Congolese people expelled...

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2016-02-09 Jacob Zuma

Nkandla scandal: Top court still to rule on Zuma's home upgrade

In tonight's rundown: South Africa's court hears a case against Jacob Zuma, displaced people in Nigeria are reluctant to go home, and we speak to Zambia's president.

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2016-02-08 Mali

Defense lawyers say Hissene Habre had 'power of life and death' over his people

In tonight's rundown: Hissene Habre is back in court, Australian hostage Jocelyn Elliott returns to Burkina Faso and Rokia Traore tells us about her new album.

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2016-02-05 Africa

Jihadists attack U.N. base in Mali

In this edition: A U.N. camp in Mali is the target of a suspected jihadist attack. The Confederation of African Football publicly backs Sheikh Salman for FIFA's presidency. And...

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