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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 : 2016-06-09

Former Super Eagles coach ‘big boss’ Keshi dies

In tonight's edition: The Niger Delta Avengers refuse to negotiate with the Nigerian government, Nigeria's Stephen Keshi "big boss" football coach has died, and Kenyatta promises that parliament will discuss the country’s corruption-accused electoral body.

Militants in Nigeria's Niger delta say they will not be taking part in talks with the government. The Niger Delta Avengers have been attacking oil producers in a bid to force more of the profits to go to local people.
And Nigerian football icon, Stephen Keshi, has died at 54. He was known as the charismatic and outspoken "big boss" who won African Cup titles as both the captain and coach of the country’s squad.

Finally, Kenya says it will form a committee to discuss the election commission after opposition protests demanding its disbandment over alleged corruption and bias turned deadly.

By Georja CALVIN-SMITH , Mary COLOMBEL

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2018-10-17 EYE ON AFRICA

Global Competitiveness report releases 2018 Africa performance

The World Economic Forum has released its competitivity report for this year and African countries have a way to go. The top ranked is Mauritius at 49 and Chad is right at the...

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2018-10-17 EYE ON AFRICA

South African musician Bongeziwe Mabandla on his 'urban African folk'

In tonight's edition: President Alassane Ouattara's ruling party clinches victory in municipal polls in Ivory Coast. Also, in Burkina Faso, Yacouba Sawadogo has spent more than...

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2018-10-12 EYE ON AFRICA

Dozens killed in eastern Uganda mudslides

Dozens die in eastern Uganda, where landslides triggered by torrential rains have wreaked havoc on villages and infrastructure. The death toll could yet rise. Also, the...

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2018-10-11 EYE ON AFRICA

Fake 'Transparency International observers' reported during Cameroon election

There are calls for Cameroon's presidential election to be annulled as a scandal over apparently bogus election observers deepens. Also, police in Tanzania hunt two white...

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2018-10-10 EYE ON AFRICA

Kenya bus crash kills at least 50

At least 55 people are killed in a bus crash in western Kenya. Police suspect the driver lost control of the vehicle. Also, a month after a thawing in relations between Ethiopia...

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