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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 : 2016-09-30

Benin feels the pinch of Nigeria's economic woes

In tonight's edition: Benin feels the pinch of Nigeria's recession, health officials in Niger fight the spread of a mysterious disease, and a South African opera star releases her debut album.

A World Bank report warns of the lowest growth levels in 20 years in sub-Saharan Africa. It's mainly due to troubles in powerhouses South Africa and Nigeria, but smaller countries like Benin are feeling the pinch.

Also, close to two dozen people in Niger have died from Rift Valley Fever, a viral illness with no known cure. Health authorities are hoping to educate at-risk populations to avoid more deaths.

And from aspiring accountant to opera singer: South Africa's Pretty Yendé is releasing her debut album, aptly named "a Journey".

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2018-09-24 EYE ON AFRICA

Tanzania investigates ferry disaster which killed at least 227

In this edition: A preliminary investigation into the Tanzanian ferry disaster in which at least 227 people lost their lives has blamed overloading for the sinking of the MV...

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2018-09-24 EYE ON AFRICA

Tanzania’s president orders arrests over Lake Victoria ferry disaster

In this edition: Tanzania’s president has ordered the arrest of those responsible for the Lake Victoria ferry accident which claimed dozens of lives. And South Africa's president...

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2018-09-20 EYE ON AFRICA

Uganda's Bobi Wine returns home

In tonight's edition: Opposition MP Bobi Wine returns home to Uganda from the US and vows to continue his fight. And at least 200 people are missing in Tanzania after a ferry...

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2018-09-20 EYE ON AFRICA

Amnesty International says at least 58 killed in Addis Ababa violence

At least 58 people were killed during a weekend of ethnic violence in Ethiopia's capital, according to a new toll from Amnesty International. Also, Liberia's government says it...

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2018-09-18 EYE ON AFRICA

Amnesty warns of 'horrific' violence in Cameroon's anglophone regions

In tonight's edition: Amnesty International sounds the alarm over escalating violence in Cameroon's anglophone crisis. Also, South Africa legalises personal and private use of...

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