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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 : 2016-11-29

Zuma survives again as ANC votes to keep him in office

In tonight's edition: Jacob Zuma survives the latest revolt, a top presidential aide in Burundi survives an assassination attempt and students in Benin defy the government's ban on university associations.

Jacob Zuma survives again: South Africa's ANC leadership rallies around the scandal-hit president after a series of resignation calls.

Also, Burundi blames Rwanda for an assassination attempt on a senior government advisor, as NGOs continue to warn over a dire humanitarian situation in the country.

And we go on campus in the tiny West African nation of Benin, where students are fighting back against what they say is a government bid to stifle dissent.

By Mary COLOMBEL , Christopher MOORE


2017-10-18 Kenya

Kenyan election board member flees to US, alleging death threats

In tonight's edition: in Kenya, a senior member of the electoral commission who fled to the US says next week's vote re-run could not be free, fair or credible; police and...

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2017-10-17 Togo

Four killed in Togo clashes after religious leader arrested

In tonight's edition: four people are killed in Togo amid violence in the city of Sokode; pressure mounts on Ugandan police to find a serial killer; and the hit tragi-comedy...

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2017-10-16 Somalia

Over 300 killed in Somalia's worst ever terror attack

In tonight's edition: the death toll from Somalia's truck bombing rises to 300, with many more injured and scores still missing; the deadly plague outbreak in Madagascar is...

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2017-10-12 Liberia

Liberia's presidential election: Results trickle in as observers give thumbs-up

In tonight's edition: preliminary results trickle in after Liberia's election; DR Congo's electoral commission says presidential polls are delayed to 2019; and Amnesty...

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2017-10-13 Kenya

Kenyan police shoot dead two protesters in Bondo as banned protests continue

In today’s show: Kenyan police shoot dead two protesters and injure one after they allegedly storm a police station, and the death toll from a plague outbreak continues to rise...

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