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Burundi approves new constitution allowing president to extend time in power

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Populist takeover: Italy approves unprecedented coalition

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Young Nicaraguans lead protests against President Ortega

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Music show: Opera singer Lawrence Brownlee, Snow Patrol & Natalie Prass

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EU Commissioner Johannes Hahn: 'Either we export stability, or we import instability'

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From Italy to Cyprus via Hungary: A look back at key events in Europe

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Latest update : 2017-05-12

François Hollande announces plans for museum, memorial to victims of slavery

In tonight's edition: François Hollande announces plans to build a memorial and museum to the victims of slavery, the repatriation of Etienne Tshisekedi's body to Kinshasa is once again delayed; and we find out how inflation is affecting people in Kenya.

As French President François Hollande announces plans for a memorial and museum commemorating the victims of slavery, we visit the Gambian slave island at risk of eroding into the sea.

Also, the repatriation of the body of Congolese opposition leader Etienne Tshisekedi is delayed once again as the opposition accuses President Joseph Kabila of trying to provoke civil unrest.

And as the Kenyan parliament considers freeing up extra cash to subsidize basic food staples, we take a look at how ordinary Kenyans are coping in the face of rising inflation.

By Mary COLOMBEL , Haxie MEYERS-BELKIN

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2018-05-21 Burundi

Burundi approves new constitution allowing president to extend time in power

Burundi votes for constitutional change in a referendum potentially opening the way for President Pierre Nkurunziza to further extend his rule. Also, a major vaccination...

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2018-05-18 Ebola

Ebola outbreak in DR Congo: WHO says virus can be brought under control

The World Health Organization says it believes the Ebola outbreak in DR Congo is "not yet a global health emergency" and the virus can be brought under control. Meanwhile, the US...

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2018-05-17 Burundi

Burundi referendum could extend President Nkurunziza's rule until 2034

Despite widespread opposition and fears of exacerbating deadly political turmoil, millions in Burundi turned out to vote in a controversial referendum that could extend President...

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2018-05-16 Yahya Jammeh

Yahya Jammeh accused of ordering 50 migrant deaths in 2005

Rights groups seek the prosecution of Yahya Jammeh over migrants allegedly killed by a death squad on the orders of Gambia's ex-president. In Burundi, we hear the concerns of the...

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2018-05-15 Nigeria

Founder of creative magazine 'Something We Africans Got' speaks to FRANCE 24

Nigeria's transport union warns its drivers off the roads into Kaduna after dozens of motorists and passengers are reportedly abducted by gunmen. Also, civil society leaders fear...

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