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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 : 2018-04-26

South African unions strike over proposed minimum wage

In tonight's edition, South African unions strike over a proposed minimum wage, Israel scraps controversial plans to forcibly deport African migrants, and Togo's national team coach, Claude Le Roy, has sets up a new grassroots initiative to help young footballers.

Thousands of people across South Africa march to protest a proposed minimum wage that, at ZAR20 an hour, many say is just too low.

And Israel has scrapped controversial plans to forcibly deport African migrants. Over 40,000 are thought to be living in the country after having been denied refugee status.

Finally, Togo's national team coach, Claude Le Roy, is trying to sow the seeds for a flourishing grassroots football scene and cultivate the talents of young sportspeople. He's set up the top seed Togo Academy.

By Mary COLOMBEL , Georja CALVIN-SMITH

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2018-08-10 Richelle HARRISON PLESSE

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 Georja CALVIN-SMITH

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 Yi SONG

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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2018-08-08 Georja CALVIN-SMITH

DR Congo: President Joseph Kabila will not run in presidential elections

After years of speculation, President Joseph Kabila has said he will not run for a third term in DR Congo’s presidential elections in December. Instead, former interior minister...

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2018-08-07 Georja CALVIN-SMITH

Nigeria: security forces block lawmakers from entering parliament

Nigeria's spy chief has been sacked after security forces prevented lawmakers from entering parliament. Also, Kenyans and Tanzanians marked the 20th anniversary of the East...

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