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Tens of thousands bid farewell to Morgan Tsvangirai

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Afrin: 'a war without images'

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Syria on the Brink: Can Assad help the Kurds against Turkish forces?

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Inside the murky business of cobalt mining in DR Congo

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100% Pure Parisian: Comedian Julie Collas helps locals laugh at themselves

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Chinese textile wholesalers open Marseille site

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Meet Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer: Angela Merkel's 'mini-me'

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Major French student union rocked by sexual assault claims

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Photographer Pete Souza shares his ‘portrait’ of Obama

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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 : 2018-02-01

Kenyan TV blackout continues after Odinga's 'inauguration'

Kenya continues its blackout on TV stations after Raila Odinga's mock inauguration on Tuesday. Also, French President Emmanuel Macron heads to Tunisia for his first state visit. And clubbers in Uganda are getting a quiet night in whilst also letting loose on the dance floor. Silent discos are increasingly popular in Kampala - and not just with the neighbours.

A day after opposition leader Raila Odinga staged a mock swearing-in as "the people's president", the government of Kenya's real president, Uhuru Kenyatta, comes down hard on those linked to the symbolic event and vows to keep three stations shut pending an investigation.

Also, France's president heads to Tunisia for his first state visit. Emmanuel Macron is hoping that French investors can help boost the country's struggling economy.

And Kampala's club scene is turning down the volume for wild nights out. Partygoers have something new to shout about with the rise of Silent Discos.

By Georja CALVIN-SMITH , Laura DI BIASIO

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2018-02-20 Zimbabwe

Tens of thousands bid farewell to Morgan Tsvangirai

Crowds flock to Buhera so as to pay their last respect to Morgan Tsvangirai as he's buried. Over thirty journalists have been killed in Nigeria's northeast as a result of the...

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2018-02-19 Madagascar

Zuma ally Atul Gupta challenges asset freeze

South Africa goes after the Guptas. One of the wealthy businessmen caught up in a corruption crackdown contests a 10-million-rand asset freeze. Also, Burkinabe filmmaker Idrissa...

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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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