Eye on Africa

Political parties in South Africa sue woman over racist slur on Facebook

The South African real estate agent who compared black people to monkeys faces legal action from the country's main political parties. Also, at the start of an election year, the Congolese government plans to free thousands of inmates. Political prisoners will remain behind bars, though. We speak to our correspondent in Kinshasa.

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And one year on, we hear from the Malian man granted French nationality for his efforts to save hostages trapped in the kosher supermarket where he worked.

 

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