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Robert Mugabe resigns: 'Hip Hip Harare'

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Celebrations erupt in the streets of Harare as Mugabe resigns

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Zimbabwe's end of an era

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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 : 2016-09-20

Five party headquarters torched in Kinshasa in second day of violence

In tonight's edition: Five party headquarters are torched in Kinshasa in a second day of violence; students and police clash in South Africa over university fee hikes; and a court in Nairobi suspends the construction of a rail line after protests from wildlife conservationists.

The death toll from this week's unrest in DR Congo continues to rise. Human Rights Watch claims that at least 44 people have been killed in clashes linked to protests over suspicions the president is trying to postpone elections so he can keep hold of power beyond his mandate.

Also, protests break out in universities across South Africa over plans to allow them to raise student fees in 2017. Activists keep the pressure up on their call for free education for all.

And conservationists in Kenya win a stop to construction of a railway that's meant to cut through Nairobi National Park. The project is aimed at boosting trade across East Africa but activists say it will destroy an already fragile ecosystem.

By Mary COLOMBEL , Georja CALVIN-SMITH

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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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2017-11-17 Zimbabwe

President Robert Mugabe emerges from house arrest

Zimbabwe's Robert Mugabe emerges in public for the first time since the military took control of the country. Also, at least five people are killed in Kenya's capital as clashes...

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2017-11-16 Morocco

President Mugabe meets with regional envoys and army chief

In tonight's edition: Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe holds direct talks with the army who ousted him; parents of the kidnapped Chibok girls still in captivity say the...

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2017-11-15 Congo Brazzaville

Mugabe confined but 'safe' as army seizes power in Zimbabwe

In tonight's edition: the army seizes power in Zimbabwe, with President Mugabe confined but "safe"; the UN extends the mandate of a peacekeeping mission to the Central African...

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