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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 : 2017-09-13

Kenyan opposition boycotts opening of parliament

In tonight's bulletin: Kenya's opposition boycotts the opening session of parliament; South Africa's Jacob Zuma suffers a setback after a court ruled that the election of a faction loyal to him in his home province two years ago was invalid; and thousands of students find themselves homeless in Ivory Coast's Abidjan.

Kenya's opposition boycotts the opening session of parliament, which is presided over by Kenyatta after the Supreme Court cancelled the result of last month's presidential election and ordered a fresh vote.

South Africa's Jacob Zuma suffers a setback after a court ruled that the election of a faction loyal to him in his home province two years ago was invalid.

In Ivory Coast's Abidjan, with just a few weeks until the start of the academic year, thousands of students find themselves homeless. The halls of residence were ordered to close by the government six years ago.

By Mary COLOMBEL , Georja CALVIN-SMITH

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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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2018-02-13 South Africa

ANC tells Jacob Zuma to step down

In tonight's edition: the ANC tells Jacob Zuma to step down; the electoral commission in DR Congo says that without voting machines there will be no presidential election; and we...

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2018-02-12 Nigeria

Top ANC officials discuss Jacob Zuma's fate

In tonight's bulletin: top ANC officials meet to discuss Jacob Zuma's fate; three soldiers are killed in the south-west anglophone region of Cameroon; and we find out why...

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