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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 : 2014-01-27

Muslim ex-minister assassinated in Central African Republic

Relations between Muslim and Christian communities in Bangui take another turn for the worse as a Muslim former minister is killed by Christian vigilantes. Also, Madagascar's president hands over a huge golden key to his elected successor. Finally, across the continent, albinos face discrimination, prejudice and even violence because of the colour of their skin. We meet one South African woman who's taking her good looks public, hoping to help others be proud to be pale.

By Georja CALVIN-SMITH

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2017-04-27 Hissène Habré

Hissene Habré trial: Senegal court upholds life sentence for Chad's ex-leader

In tonight's edition: a court in Senegal upholds a life sentence for Chad's ex-leader Hissene Habre; in Kenya, former Prime Minister Raila Odinga will run for the presidency...

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2017-04-26 Kenya

Kenya: At least one dead in violence linked to election primaries

In tonight's edition: at least one person dies in violence linked to party primaries in Kenya; a Ugandan court sends a critic of President Museveni back to prison; and in South...

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2017-04-25 Tunisia

Tunisian parliament votes to ease repressive legislation on drugs

In tonight's edition: Tunisian lawmakers vote to ease a harsh drug law responsible for sending thousands of young first offenders to prison for smoking cannabis. Also, two years...

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2017-04-24 DR Congo

DR Congo releases footage allegedly showing execution of UN investigators

The UN is horrified over footage screened by the Congolese government reportedly showing rebels executing two missing UN investigators in Kasai province last month. Also, in...

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2017-04-21 South Africa

South Africa: 20 children killed in bus crash near Pretoria

South African emergency services say at least 20 schoolchildren have been killed in the capital Pretoria, after the minibus they were travelling in collided with a truck. Also,...

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