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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 : 2017-10-03

At least 17 killed in separatist clashes in Cameroon's Anglophone region

In tonight's edition: at least 17 people are killed in separatist clashes in Cameroon's Anglophone region; Kenyan opposition protesters call for sackings at the electoral commission; and an Oromo religious festival in Ethiopia turns into a rare event of open defiance.

Cameroon brings in a curfew and another internet blackout after over a dozen people are reportedly killed during a secessionist protest in the Anglophone region of the country.

Also, in Kenya, opposition protesters call for sackings at the electoral commission ahead of the re-run of the presidential election later this month. They accuse police of being heavy-handed in their response.

And an Oromo religious festival turns into a rare event of open defiance. One year after a stampede started by police killed dozens at the Ireecha event, hundreds climb on stage and condemn the government, but this time officers stay away.




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