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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 : 2016-10-27

Spotlight on African opulence

In tonight's edition: Bigger is beautiful. We head to Lagos Fashion Week where curvy ladies strut the catwalk, followed by a look at the continent's growing luxury market. Also on the show: securing Nigeria's oil industry, and waves of solidarity sweep through Cameroon after last week's deadly train accident.

Bigger is beautiful: we head to Lagos for the opening of its fashion week to take a look at the curvier creatures decked out in the latest creations. Staying with African opulence, we talk about the continent's growing share of the international luxury market.

Also in this edition: Nigeria plans on investing tens of billions of dollars into settling the tensions in the Niger delta that have led to years of attacks on oil facilities, destabilising the country's earnings from its top national resource.

And public solidarity with victims continues to spread across Cameroon, a week after 79 people were killed and hundreds hurt in a train derailment that shocked the country.

By Alison SARGENT , Georja CALVIN-SMITH

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2018-07-13 Rochelle FERGUSON-BOUYAHI

2018-07-13 21:47 EYE ON AFRICA

Cameroon's President, Paul Biya, confirms he will run for a 7th consecutive term, presidential polls scheduled for October. Several Nigerian fans are left stranded in Russia,...

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2018-07-12 Georja CALVIN-SMITH

South Sudan: Parliament extends president's term until 2021

MPs in South Sudan vote to extend the mandate of President Salva Kiir's government for an extra three years, a move likely to complicate peace negotiations to bring an end to...

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2018-07-10 Laura DI BIASIO

Nigeria's ruling party says 'gang up' against Buhari won't work

Nigeria's ruling APC party remains defiant that a new opposition alliance won't threaten President Muhammadu Buhari's chances of re-election next year. The challenge follows the...

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2018-07-09 Georja CALVIN-SMITH

Ethiopia and Eritrea sign landmark declaration ending two decades of conflict

Ethiopia and Eritrea declare an end to their 20-year conflict after Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed wraps up an historic state visit to Asmara. Next, Duduzane Zuma, son of South...

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2018-07-06 Rochelle FERGUSON-BOUYAHI

We Eat Africa Festival and the chefs who embody the diversity of African cuisine

Officials from DR Congo and Uganda confirm a Ugandan soldier has been killed in clashes near Lake Edward, which borders both countries. Elsewhere in DR Congo, the UN says...

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