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Meet Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer: Angela Merkel's 'mini-me'

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Major French student union rocked by sexual assault claims

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Photographer Pete Souza shares his ‘portrait’ of Obama

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EYE ON AFRICA

Zuma ally Atul Gupta challenges asset freeze

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Gun control continues to trend on US social media

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Trump, guns and school shootings: Can students help change gun control laws?

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What's behind Germany's steep drop in juvenile crime?

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Music show: Duck Duck Grey Duck, Femi Kuti, Starchild & the New Romantic

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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 : 2017-03-24

France refuses to return cultural artifacts to Benin

In tonight's edition: the wife of an opposition leader in exile is accused of treason in Kigali; we find out why France is refusing to return artifacts to Benin; and farmers in Ivory Coast face massive losses as the price of cocoa continues to tumble.

Rwandan prosecutors charge the wife of an opposition activist with conspiring to topple President Paul Kagame and forming an armed group. We cross live to Kigali to get the latest from our correspondent.

Also, Benin officially requests that thrones, statues and jewels looted by France in 1892 be returned to their rightful home in the West African nation but the response from France is no - we explore why.

And in Ivory Coast, thousands of tons of cocoa still haven't been purchased. It's all due to falling global prices, which mean buyers will face huge losses if they honour their contracts.

By Mary COLOMBEL , Rochelle FERGUSON-BOUYAHI

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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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2018-02-13 South Africa

ANC tells Jacob Zuma to step down

In tonight's edition: the ANC tells Jacob Zuma to step down; the electoral commission in DR Congo says that without voting machines there will be no presidential election; and we...

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