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South African rand tumbles as ruling party backs Zuma

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British Airways flights return to normal after IT failure

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Macron and Putin hold 'a frank exchange'

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Mending Strained Ties: Macron hosts Putin at Versailles Palace (part 2)

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THE DEBATE

Mending Strained Ties: Macron hosts Putin at Versailles Palace (part 1)

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Cannes 2017: 'The Square', Sofia Coppola and Joaquin Phoenix take top prizes

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The violinist of Venezuela's protests; and France's dying bees

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Famine used as a weapon of war in South Sudan

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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 : 2014-07-07

AU approves draft decision to grant leaders immunity

The African Union has approved a draft decision to grant leaders immunity before a continental court. The draft resolution was passed during last month's AU summit in Equatorial Guinea, prompting outrage from rights groups. Immunity will be granted to sitting heads of state at the African Court on Human and Peoples' Rights, but the tribunal won't be in operation for several years.

By Rochelle FERGUSON

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2017-05-29 Kenya

South African rand tumbles as ruling party backs Zuma

In tonight's edition: the South African rand weakens as the chance of an early Zuma exit fades, campaigning kicks off in Kenya ahead of presidential elections; and chef Mick...

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2017-05-26 Africa

Remembering our friend and colleague Jean-Karim Fall

We're paying tribute this weekend to our colleague and friend Jean-Karim Fall, who died suddenly on Friday while covering the G7 summit in Sicily. As an Editor-in-Chief and a...

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2017-05-25 Tunisia

Tunisia's Tataouine region remains tense after violent protests

In tonight's show: our reporters visit Tataouine in southern Tunisia just days after violent protests in which a young man was killed; in Cameroon, a government report says rail...

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2017-05-23 Boko Haram

Ivory Coast: Three dead in clashes between police and ex-rebels in Bouaké

In tonight's edition: three former rebels are killed in Ivory Coast as protests over overdue bonus pay continue; our correspondent met with the former minister in DR Congo who is...

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2017-05-24 Algeria

Abdelmadjid Tebboune named new Algerian prime minister

In tonight's edition: Algeria has a new prime minister; a new report suggests that Sudan is flouting several arms embargoes; and Dr. Tedros is voted in as new Director-General of...

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