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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 : 2018-02-08

Jacob Zuma's state of the nation address postponed

In tonight's bulletin: Jacob Zuma's state of the nation address is postponed; Burkina Faso, Chad, Mali, Mauritania and Niger meet with France to discuss funding for a joint force against jihadists; and farmers are bearing the brunt of land speculation as international oil groups set up on the shores of Lake Albert in Uganda.

Pressure grows on South Africa’s president as his state of the nation address is postponed. But Jacob Zuma may also have been handed a reprieve as the ANC party pushes back a meeting on his future.

Also, Burkina Faso, Chad, Mali, Mauritania and Niger meet with France to discuss funding for a joint force to combat jihadist extremists in the region.

And Uganda is set to become a big oil producer as international oil giants line up to exploit a new find under Lake Albert. But this requires a lot of land and local farmers are bearing the brunt of speculation.

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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