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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 : 2018-01-24

Women protest alleged rapes at Nairobi hospital

In tonight's edition: women protest alleged rapes at Nairobi hospital, the UN says security forces in DR Congo targeted its rights workers during protests, and we pay homage to Hugh Masekela, the father of South African jazz.

Hundreds of Kenyans demonstrate at the country's largest public hospital to demand that management act on shocking allegations of rape of patients.

Also, the UN says that Congolese security forces targeted UN monitors during violence over the weekend. At least six people were killed as police used deadly force to disperse protests against President Joseph Kabila.

And he was known as the father of South African jazz. Legendary musician and anti-apartheid activist Hugh Masekela has died aged 78. He passed away after a decade-long fight with cancer.

By Mary COLOMBEL , Georja CALVIN-SMITH

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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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