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EYE ON AFRICA

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Latest update : 2014-05-12

Slavery: France prepares to remember victims past and present

This Saturday, French president François Hollande will be taking part in a National Day of Remembrance of the Slave Trade. The commemoration was established in 2006 to mark 150 years since abolition. It's an opportunity not only to remember the past, but to highlight the plight of contemporary victims of human trafficking and exploitation.

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Louis-Georges Tin

President of the French Black coalition

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2016-06-29 Uganda

Uganda: Opposition leader in court on treason charges

In Uganda, opposition leader Kizza Besigye has again appeared in court charged with treason. The UN is to send more peacekeepers to Mali after a series of deadly attacks on its...

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2016-06-28 Hissène Habré

France slammed for support of ex-Chad dictator Hissene Habre

In this edition: France is accused of supporting Hissene Habre, Michelle Obama heads to Morocco, and the UN ends its Liberia mission.

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2016-06-27 Jacob Zuma

Michelle Obama visits Liberia

In tonight's edition: Jacob Zuma's corruption case, Madagascar's independence day attack, and Michelle Obama in Africa.

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2016-06-24 Brexit

Seven African countries' economies at risk over Brexit

In tonight's show: We take a look at how business and financial aid in Africa could be affected by the UK's decision to leave the EU. Also, Karim Wade, the son of the former...

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2016-06-23 Nigeria

MSF: Scores of refugees fleeing Boko Haram in Nigeria starve to death

In tonight's edition: Doctors Without Borders warn of a humanitarian crisis in the northeastern Nigerian town of Bama. It's been a year since it was taken back from Boko Haram,...

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