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The Best of the 2018 Cannes Film Festival

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Cannes 2018: and the Palme d’or goes to....

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Cannes 2018: Lebanese film 'Capharnaum' wows critics

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Ebola outbreak in DR Congo: vaccinations to start on Sunday

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The Royal wedding: Pomp & controversy

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Cannes 2018: John Travolta brings the mob to the red carpet

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Summit or No Summit: North Korea angry over military drill

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DOWN TO EARTH

Could thawing permafrost unleash long-gone deadly viruses?

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FRANCE IN FOCUS

French and noble in 2018: What remains of France's aristocracy?

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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 : 2018-02-14

ANC tells Jacob Zuma to step down

In tonight's edition: the ANC tells Jacob Zuma to step down; the electoral commission in DR Congo says that without voting machines there will be no presidential election; and we take a sneak peak at a much anticipated blockbuster, "Black Panther".

Political uncertainty continues in South Africa. The ruling ANC party tells Jacob Zuma to step down as head of state, but gives the scandal-prone president no firm deadline to go.

Also, the polling chief in DR Congo says long-awaited presidential polls in December won't happen without electronic voting machines.

And a Hollywood fantasy production is making African fans' dreams come true. As the Marvel comic superhero film "Black Panther" premieres on the continent, many see it as marking a shift in portrayal of Africans on the big screen. We hear from some of the cast.

By Mary COLOMBEL , Georja CALVIN-SMITH

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2018-05-18 Ebola

Ebola outbreak in DR Congo: vaccinations to start on Sunday

The World Health Organisation says it believes the Ebola outbreak in DR Congo is "not yet a global health emergency" and the virus can be brought under control. Meanwhile, the US...

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2018-05-17 Burundi

Burundi referendum could extend President Nkurunziza's rule until 2034

Despite widespread opposition and fears of exacerbating deadly political turmoil, millions in Burundi turned out to vote in a controversial referendum that could extend President...

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2018-05-16 Yahya Jammeh

Yahya Jammeh accused of ordering 50 migrant deaths in 2005

Rights groups seek the prosecution of Yahya Jammeh over migrants allegedly killed by a death squad on the orders of Gambia's ex-president. In Burundi, we hear the concerns of the...

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2018-05-15 Nigeria

Founder of creative magazine 'Something We Africans Got' speaks to FRANCE 24

Nigeria's transport union warns its drivers off the roads into Kaduna after dozens of motorists and passengers are reportedly abducted by gunmen. Also, civil society leaders fear...

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2018-05-14 South Africa

South Africa recalls ambassador to Israel over Gaza deaths

In tonight's edition: the killing of at least 52 Palestinian protesters in Gaza as the US opens its embassy in Jerusalem leads South Africa to recall its ambassador to Israel....

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