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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.

Latest update : 2015-07-22

Burundi's president seeks third term amid election unrest

At least two people are killed in unrest that accompanies Burundi's controversial presidential election. There's a low turnout at polling stations as Pierre Nkurunziza bids for a third term in office. In Senegal, rights campaigners are disappointed with the suspension of the trial of Chad's former dictator Hissene Habre. And in Nigeria, some of the country's businesses are still unsure of the likely impact of extensive new import restrictions aimed at boosting home-grown products.

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2017-11-24 Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe: Emmerson Mnangagwa pledges to revive failing economy

Emmerson Mnangagwa is sworn in as Zimbabwe's new president, bringing the final curtain down on Robert Mugabe's 37-year rule. Egypt's President, Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, vows to...

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2017-11-22 Zimbabwe

Mnangagwa to be sworn in as Zimbabwe's president on Friday

In this edition: Zimbabweans have spent their first day in 37 years without Robert Mugabe as president. Also, we talk to an expert on female genital mutilation in Africa. And we...

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2017-11-23 Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe's Tsvangirai says he hasn't been asked to be part of new government

In this edition: Zimbabwe's opposition is already concerned about just how democratic Emmerson Mnangagwa's presidency will be; Algerians vote to elect mayors and council members...

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2017-11-21 Robert Mugabe

Celebrations erupt in the streets of Harare as Mugabe resigns

After vowing to stay in power until death, Zimbabwe's Robert Mugabe has resigned as president, ending his 37-year rule one week after a military takeover. In this special edition...

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2017-11-20 Zimbabwe

Zimbabwean MPs set to start impeachment proceedings against Mugabe

In tonight's edition: Zimbabwe’s ruling ZANU-PF party prepares impeachment proceedings against President Mugabe; Kenya's Supreme Court upholds the re-election of President...

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