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Celebrations erupt in the streets of Harare as Mugabe resigns

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Zimbabwe's end of an era

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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 : 2017-09-07

Female infertility: Diaspora in Europe seek egg donors in Africa

In tonight's edition: Infertility is a taboo for African women and for the diaspora, finding black egg donors can lead to long waiting lists; PR firm Bell Pottinger is expelled from the industry's trade group in the UK, accused of fostering racial tensions in South Africa; and traditional weavers are trying to compete with wax in Ivory Coast.

Infertility is a taboo for many African women. And for the diaspora, finding black egg donors can lead to long waiting lists. That's why more and more are travelling to Africa for faster results and greater choice.

Also, Bell Pottinger, a major British PR firm, has been expelled from the industry's trade group in the UK. It stands accused of fostering racial tensions in South Africa on behalf of a client.

And the wax print cloth may be associated with African fashion, but not a single yard of it is made in Africa anymore. Now, traditional weavers are fighting back by reviving age-old patterns and techniques, and making them new again.

By Mary COLOMBEL , Shona BHATTACHARYYA

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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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2017-11-16 Morocco

President Mugabe meets with regional envoys and army chief

In tonight's edition: Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe holds direct talks with the army who ousted him; parents of the kidnapped Chibok girls still in captivity say the...

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2017-11-15 Congo Brazzaville

Mugabe confined but 'safe' as army seizes power in Zimbabwe

In tonight's edition: the army seizes power in Zimbabwe, with President Mugabe confined but "safe"; the UN extends the mandate of a peacekeeping mission to the Central African...

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