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UK votes to leave the EU: What now?

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Music show: Metronomy, Celine Dion, Snoop Dogg and Jazz

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Drug dealers of hope: Activists fight for access to life-saving Hepatitis C cure

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Panama Papers scandal: 'This is a real crime'

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A certified 'palace': How hotels strive for excellence

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Leave campaign is suffering from 'Bregret'

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Osborne: UK public finances will need adjustment after Brexit

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'A Europe of the people' (minus the UK)

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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 : 2014-07-07

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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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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2016-06-22 South Africa

Two shot dead in South Africa's capital Pretoria as looters ransack shops

In tonight's edition: Two people are killed amidst rioting and looting in Pretoria. Foreign-owned shops are reportedly targeted during the unrest over the ANC's choice of mayoral...

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2016-06-21 ICC

ICC sentences DR Congo's Bemba to 18 years in jail for war crimes

In tonight's edition: Former Congolese Vice President Jean-Pierre Bemba is handed an 18-year sentence for the brutal abuses of his militia in Central African Republic. It is the...

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2016-06-20 Uganda

32 suspects on trial in Uganda over spate of Muslim cleric murders

In tonight's edition: The head of a sect is among those on trial in Uganda for murdering Muslim clerics, Nigerians see the appeal of black market fuel, and on World Refugee Day,...

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