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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 : 2018-01-19

Cape Town drought: Mayor says residents 'callously' using too much water

In Cape Town, new water restrictions are brought in to tackle the worst drought in 100 years. Also, a year into his presidency, Ghana's leader Nana Akufo-Addo says his efforts to improve the economy are bearing fruit. And we meet the first Ghanaian athlete to represent his country in the skeleton event at the Winter Olympics next month.

New water restrictions are introduced in Cape Town to tackle the worst drought in a century. The city's mayor accuses residents of having "callously" flouted previous limits.

Also, a year into his presidency, Ghana's leader Nana Akufo-Addo says his efforts to improve the economy are bearing fruit. He's also highlighted free high schools as a key step towards long-term job creation.

And we hear from Akwasi Frimpong, a sprinter, bobsledder and now the first Ghanaian athlete to represent his country in the skeleton event at the Winter Olympics next month.

By Georja CALVIN-SMITH , Mary COLOMBEL

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2018-08-21 EYE ON AFRICA

Uganda protests: 1 dead, several injured during clashes with police

Relatives of jailed Ugandan lawmaker Bobi Wine say that he's been badly beaten whilst in detention. His arrest sparked two days of protests this week. Meanwhile, Muslims across...

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2018-08-20 EYE ON AFRICA

Jacob Zuma corruption scandal: Influence-peddling inquiry opens

In this edition: A public inquiry has opened in Johannesburg over a graft scandal that embroiled former South African President Jacob Zuma and led to his downfall. In Nigeria,...

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2018-08-10 EYE ON AFRICA

Zimbabwe: Chamisa's lawyers contest election results in court

In this edition: Zimbabwe's opposition leader Nelson Chamisa is challenging Emmerson Mnangagwa’s election win in the country’s Constitutional Court. And in a FRANCE 24...

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2018-08-09 EYE ON AFRICA

Zambia accused of illegal handover of Zimbabwean opposition figure

Zimbabwean opposition figure Tendai Biti appears in court on charges of declaring unofficial election results. He was returned to Zimbabwe after being denied asylum by Zambia,...

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2018-08-06 EYE ON AFRICA

Zimbabwe's Mnangagwa appeals for peace, Chamisa questions result

Zimbabwe's opposition rejects President Emmerson Mnangagwa's narrow election win. This as the president calls for unity and praises the vote as "free, fair and credible". Also,...

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