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Mnangagwa to be sworn in as Zimbabwe's president on Friday

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Zimbabwe's opposition leader says he hasn't been called upon to be part of the new government

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Defeated presidential candidate Fillon bids farewell to French politics

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Charles Manson: Murderer and cult leader dies after 47 years in prison

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Bricks vs. clicks: Will e-commerce finish off the high street shop?

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Eastwood & Gainsbourg: Can the children of geniuses step out from their famous shadows?

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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 : 2017-07-07

ICC rules South Africa 'had duty to arrest' Sudan's Bashir

In tonight's edition: the ICC rules South Africa had a "duty to arrest" Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir; the ICC's restraint may well have been influenced by South Africa’s threat to leave its jurisdiction; and in Cameroon, winning over the in-laws can break the bank.

South Africa is slammed by the ICC for failing to act on an arrest warrant for Sudanese president Omar al-Bashir. He’s wanted for war crimes but the world court holds back from referring the lapse to the UN.

The ICC's restraint may well have been influenced by South Africa’s threat to leave its jurisdiction. The AU has in the past called for member states to quit the ICC over alleged anti-African bias.

And in Cameroon, winning over the in-laws can break the bank and your spirit. As well as huge dowries, would-be grooms have to face some unusual challenges before sealing the deal. 

By Mary COLOMBEL , Georja CALVIN-SMITH

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2017-11-22 Zimbabwe

Mnangagwa to be sworn in as Zimbabwe's president on Friday

In this edition: Zimbabweans have spent their first day in 37 years without Robert Mugabe as president. Also, we talk to an expert on female genital mutilation in Africa. And we...

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2017-11-23 Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe's opposition leader says he hasn't been called upon to be part of the new government

Zimbabwe's opposition is already concerned about just how democratic Emmerson Mnangagwa's presidency will be, Algerians vote to elect mayors and council members in thousands of...

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2017-11-21 Robert Mugabe

Celebrations erupt in the streets of Harare as Mugabe resigns

After vowing to stay in power until death, Zimbabwe's Robert Mugabe has resigned as president, ending his 37-year rule one week after a military takeover. In this special edition...

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2017-11-20 Zimbabwe

Zimbabwean MPs set to start impeachment proceedings against Mugabe

In tonight's edition: Zimbabwe’s ruling ZANU-PF party prepares impeachment proceedings against President Mugabe; Kenya's Supreme Court upholds the re-election of President...

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2017-11-17 Zimbabwe

President Robert Mugabe emerges from house arrest

Zimbabwe's Robert Mugabe emerges in public for the first time since the military took control of the country. Also, at least five people are killed in Kenya's capital as clashes...

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