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Latest update : 2017-03-07

Kenyan doctors' strike continues after 50% pay hike offer withdrawn

In tonight's edition: doctors in Kenya continue striking after the government withdraws an offer of a 50% pay hike, the UN envoy to Western Sahara resigns and we take a look at Benin's "Very Holy Church of Jesus Christ".

Kenya has upped the ante in a tense standoff with medical staff who have been striking since December. Government negotiators have withdrawn an offer of a 50% pay rise.

Also, secessionists from the disputed Western Sahara have blamed Morocco for the resignation of a UN envoy to the territory.

And Benin's "Very Holy Church of Jesus Christ” is controversial but it does not seem to dent the church's soaring popularity, or eclipse its founder's appeal. Every Sunday, thousands of followers gather to listen to Parfaite, who promises to "chase demons".

By Gaëlle ESSOO , Georja CALVIN-SMITH , Mary COLOMBEL

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2018-08-10 Richelle HARRISON PLESSE

Zimbabwe: Chamisa's lawyers contest election results in court

In this edition: Zimbabwe's opposition leader Nelson Chamisa is challenging Emmerson Mnangagwa’s election win in the country’s Constitutional Court. And in a FRANCE 24...

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2018-08-09 Georja CALVIN-SMITH

Zambia accused of illegal handover of Zimbabwean opposition figure

Zimbabwean opposition figure Tendai Biti appears in court on charges of declaring unofficial election results. He was returned to Zimbabwe after being denied asylum by Zambia,...

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2018-08-06 Yi SONG

Zimbabwe's Mnangagwa appeals for peace, Chamisa questions result

Zimbabwe's opposition rejects President Emmerson Mnangagwa's narrow election win. This as the president calls for unity and praises the vote as "free, fair and credible". Also,...

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2018-08-08 Georja CALVIN-SMITH

DR Congo: President Joseph Kabila will not run in presidential elections

After years of speculation, President Joseph Kabila has said he will not run for a third term in DR Congo’s presidential elections in December. Instead, former interior minister...

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2018-08-07 Georja CALVIN-SMITH

Nigeria: security forces block lawmakers from entering parliament

Nigeria's spy chief has been sacked after security forces prevented lawmakers from entering parliament. Also, Kenyans and Tanzanians marked the 20th anniversary of the East...

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