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.


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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