Eye on Africa

Netanyahu's Africa tour: Israel wins Ethiopian support for AU 'observer' role

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu winds up his African tour in Ethiopia, where he wins backing for his push for observer status at the African Union. In Zimbabwe, organisers of a general strike which brought the capital to a standstill on Wednesday vow to keep up the action until President Robert Mugabe falls. And as the EU calls for an end to the killing and persecution of albinos in Africa, FRANCE 24 reports on a rare sanctuary off the coast of Tanzania.

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Meanwhile, a UNESCO summit on the role of women leaders in Africa’s future gets underway here in Paris. Our guest is a woman who has been helping to challenge male dominance in Cameroon’s politics.

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