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#ChooseFrance campaign aims to show 'France is back'

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Davos 2018: Balancing tech risks and opportunities

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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 : 2017-12-26

French president in Niger to support military forces

French President Emmanuel Macron heads to Niger to show support for the international troops fighting jihadists in the restive Sahel desert as part of Operation Barkhane. Also, breathing new life into discarded, everyday objects, we meet Malian designer Cheick Diallo, whose unique creations are taking the contemporary art world by storm. And, from a disputed presidential vote re-run in Kenya, to a power grab in Zimbabwe ending 33 years of Mugabe rule, we recap the African stories of the year.

French President Emmanuel Macron heads to Niger to show support for the international troops fighting jihadists in the restive Sahel desert as part of Operation Barkhane. The trip should spread some holiday cheer with the help of the chef from the Elysée Palace to whip up an early Christmas feast.

Also, breathing new life into discarded, everyday objects - and transforming them into works of art, we meet Malian designer Cheick Diallo, whose unique creations are taking the contemporary art world by storm.

And, from a disputed presidential vote re-run in Kenya, to a power grab in Zimbabwe ending 33 years of Mugabe rule, we recap the African stories that hit the headlines in 2017.

By Richelle HARRISON PLESSE , Laura DI BIASIO

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2018-01-23 Kenya

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...

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2018-01-22 George Weah

George Weah sworn in as Liberia's president

In tonight's edition: George Weah is sworn in as Liberia's president; at least six protesters are reportedly killed over the weekend in DR Congo, with witnesses accusing police...

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2018-01-19 EYE ON AFRICA

FRANCE 24 meets Liberia's George Weah ahead of his inauguration

From sports stardom to president: a FRANCE 24 team speaks exclusively to George Weah in Monrovia ahead of his historic inauguration. Also, an ambulance service in Somalia is...

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2018-01-18 Drought

Cape Town drought: Mayor says residents 'callously' using too much water

In Cape Town, new water restrictions are brought in to tackle the worst drought in 100 years. Also, a year into his presidency, Ghana's leader Nana Akufo-Addo says his efforts to...

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2018-01-17 Ethiopia

Ethiopian opposition leader Merera Gudina released from jail

In tonight's edition: Ethiopian opposition leader Merera Gudina is released from jail; in DR Congo, the Protestant Church adds its voice to concerns about the country's...

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