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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 : 2017-12-06

South Africa’s Ramaphosa gets majority of nominations to lead ANC

In this edition: South Africa's vice president Cyril Ramaphosa gets the majority of nominations to become leader of the ruling African National Congress but victory is still not assured. And Kenya is currently hosting the UN Environment Assembly, the world's highest level decision making body on the environment. And for a touch of Burkina Fashion where traditional pagne fabrics have been enjoying a catwalk revival.

South Africa's vice president, Cyril Ramaphosa gets the majority of nominations to become leader of the ruling African National Congress, but the complexity of the race means victory is still not assured..

Kenya is currently hosting the UN Environment Assembly, the world's highest level decision making body on the environment and this year the overarching theme is that of the global threat posed by pollution, particularly the damage caused by discarded plastic.

And for a touch of Burkina Fashion where traditional pagne fabrics have been enjoying a catwalk revival. Previously seen as down market attire they've been rebranded in haute couture creations.

By Georja CALVIN-SMITH , Laura DI BIASIO

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2018-02-23 Somalia

Somalia twin bombings kill 18 in Mogadishu

In Somalia, at least 18 people were killed after two car bombs rocked the capital Friday evening. The al-Shabab extremist group has claimed the attack. Over 400 million euros...

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2018-02-22 Nigeria

Officials say missing Nigerian schoolgirls not rescued after all

There's anger in the north-eastern Nigerian village of Dapchi, where dozens of schoolgirls are still missing after a Boko Haram raid. The government has been giving contradictory...

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2018-02-21 Nigeria

More than 100 Nigerian schoolgirls still missing after Boko Haram attack

In Nigeria, more than 100 girls are still missing after their school was attacked by Boko Haram extremists earlier this week. The raid has echoes of the notorious Chibok...

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2018-02-20 Zimbabwe

Tens of thousands bid farewell to Morgan Tsvangirai

Crowds flock to Buhera to pay their last respects to Morgan Tsvangirai as he's laid to rest. Also, over 30 journalists have been killed in Nigeria's northeast as a result of the...

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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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