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Zimbabwe: Chamisa's lawyers contest election results in court

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‘Space Farce’? Alternative logos for new US military branch flood social media

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Zambia accused of illegal handover of Zimbabwean opposition figure

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#MyCameraIsMyWeapon campaign takes on Iran's mandatory hijab law

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ACROSS AFRICA

A week of political and social events across the African continent: exclusive reports and analysis. Every Thursday at 5.45 pm Paris time.

Latest update : 2017-06-08

30,000 South Sudanese remain in displacement camps behind rebel lines

In this week's edition: 30,000 South Sudanese remain in displacement camps behind rebel lines; South Africa enters a recession for the first time in eight years; and in Mali, physicians turn to technology to treat patients remotely.

30,000 South Sudanese remain in displacement camps behind rebel lines. Many stayed hoping to look after the crops and cattle that are their livelihoods. But as the violence and instability continue, many have run out of food in areas where delivery of aid is politically charged.

Also, South Africa enters a recession for the first time in eight years, piling pressure on a government facing corruption allegations and credit downgrades.

And in Mali, where doctors are scarce, physicians have turned to technology to treat patients remotely. One foundation is part-financing the test programme, and claims that results so far have been "promising".

By Georja CALVIN-SMITH , Mary COLOMBEL , Nicolas GERMAIN , Pierre DELRIEU

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2018-06-19 Laura DI BIASIO

Mali's basketball star: NBA top player Cheick Diallo makes hometown proud

In our weekly roundup: At just 22 years old, NBA basketball star Cheick Diallo is already an icon for young Malians. FRANCE 24 caught up with him on his recent trip back home....

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2018-06-05 Georja CALVIN-SMITH

Senegalese city of Saint-Louis divided over French colonial statue

In much of Africa, colonialism remains a sensitive subject. In Saint-Louis, Senegal, campaigners behind the "Faidherbe must fall" lobby believe the statue of French colonial...

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2018-04-04 Mary COLOMBEL

Operation Barkhane: Malian, French troops work together to push jihadists out

In this week's edition: Malian and French soldiers work together to push jihadists out of Mali; bloggers in Guinea strive to curb online hate speech; and we meet...

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2018-03-16 Mary COLOMBEL

Nigeria struggles to contain Lassa fever outbreak

In this week's edition: Nigeria is struggling to contain a Lassa fever outbreak; the LRA is still claiming lives in Central African Republic; and we meet with Afrobeat star Seun...

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2017-12-15 Mariam SAAB

AU: African nations must prepare for potential return of thousands of jihadists

In this edition: Some 6,000 Islamic State group fighters could be on the brink of returning home to Africa; Amnesty International accuses EU leaders of being complicit in the...

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