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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 : 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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2015-05-27 South Africa

US prosecutors probe bribery claims surrounding South Africa's 2010 World Cup

South Africa remains sceptical of allegations that a $10 million bribe was paid to secure its hosting of the 2010 FIFA World Cup tournament. Also, Madagascar's president's not...

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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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