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Major French student union rocked by sexual assault claims

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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 : 2016-09-22

Police fire rubber bullets at students protesting fee hikes in Johannesburg

In tonight's edition: Police and students clash in South Africa; calm returns to the streets of Kinshasa but political turmoil continues; and people take to the streets of Mogadishu over a border dispute with Kenya.

Police and protesters pelt each other with stones and demonstrating students face rubber bullets in Johannesburg's Wits University as tension over South Africa’s student fees continues to rise.

Also, after a violent start to the week, the streets of Kinshasa are now calmer. But political turmoil continues to bubble not far beneath the surface in DR Congo over the question of whether President Kabila is trying to stay on in power longer than he's meant to.

And Somali demonstrators take to the streets with some harsh words for Kenya. The two countries are locked in a territorial dispute over some potentially lucrative waters in the Indian Ocean.

By Mary COLOMBEL

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2018-02-20 Zimbabwe

Tens of thousands bid farewell to Morgan Tsvangirai

Crowds flock to Buhera so as to pay their last respect to Morgan Tsvangirai as he's buried. Over thirty journalists have been killed in Nigeria's northeast as a result of the...

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2018-02-19 Madagascar

Zuma ally Atul Gupta challenges asset freeze

South Africa goes after the Guptas. One of the wealthy businessmen caught up in a corruption crackdown contests a 10-million-rand asset freeze. Also, Burkinabe filmmaker Idrissa...

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2018-02-16 EYE ON AFRICA

South Africa's Ramaphosa hails 'new dawn' in state of the nation address

"Continue the long walk which Nelson Mandela began", those were the words of Cyril Ramaphosa as he delivered his first state of the nation speech this Friday. Also, refugees...

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2018-02-15 South Africa

Cyril Ramophasa sworn in as South African president

In tonight's edition: Cyril Ramophasa is sworn in as South African president; the Ethiopian prime minister resigns; and we take a look at why cycling is so popular in Eritrea.

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2018-02-14 South Africa

Jacob Zuma bows out

In tonight's edition: South African President Jacob Zuma agrees to step down and Zimbabwean opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai dies after a battle with cancer.

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