Eye on Africa

Mali security: Shadow of al Qaeda looms large in Timbuktu

This evening we take you on a night patrol through the streets of Timbuktu, a city targeted and sometimes infiltrated by al Qaeda despite constant military surveillance.

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Also, in Nigeria, the president names hundreds of companies and senior officials who embezzled funds under the previous leadership.

And security forces prevent a meeting of opposition figures in Congo-Brazzaville: the president's rivals tell FRANCE 24 they are now united in rejecting the results of the presidential election.

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