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Tens of thousands bid farewell to Morgan Tsvangirai

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Afrin: 'a war without images'

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THE DEBATE

Syria on the Brink: Can Assad help the Kurds against Turkish forces?

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Inside the murky business of cobalt mining in DR Congo

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100% Pure Parisian: Comedian Julie Collas helps locals laugh at themselves

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Chinese textile wholesalers open Marseille site

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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

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 : 2017-07-14

Thousands continue to flee violence in DR Congo's Kasai region

In tonight's edition: we report from DR Congo's Kasai region, where thousands continue to flee violence. Also, the opposition in Rwanda prepares to battle against incumbent Paul Kagame in the upcoming presidential election. Finally, is piracy plaguing the African film industry?

In Rwanda, presidential election campaigning kicks off ahead of polls on August 4. Three candidates, including incumbent Paul Kagame, are vying for their country's top job.

Also, continuing violence in DR Congo's Kasai region has led thousands of people to flee. Our correspondent travels to the town of Idiofa, where 3,000 people have already sought refuge.

And finally, 183 million euros is the estimated annual shortfall for the African audiovisual sector, owing to piracy. As the Yaoundé film festival approaches, the fight against copyright infringement is taking centre stage.

By Rochelle FERGUSON-BOUYAHI , Gaëlle ESSOO

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2018-02-20 Zimbabwe

Tens of thousands bid farewell to Morgan Tsvangirai

Crowds flock to Buhera so as to pay their last respect to Morgan Tsvangirai as he's buried. Over thirty 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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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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