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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 : 2016-10-20

South Africa: Students injured in clashes with police

In tonight's edition: South African students continue to demand free education; we discover Tunisia's dates of wrath; and "General Butt Naked" tries to rehabilitate Liberia's former child soldiers.

South Africa’s ongoing standoff between universities, the government and students calling for lower tuition fees continues, but the frequent skirmishes are costing demonstrators support.

Also, victims of their own success:  an association in a Tunisian town that took over the running of date farming and quickly doubled harvests sees the project under threat. The government is accusing it of illegally working state land.

And frivolous name that inspired fear: "General Butt Naked" earned his moniker during vicious battles during Liberia's 14-year civil war. Now the former warlord says he's put all that behind him and is hoping to help other former child soldiers.  

By Georja CALVIN-SMITH , Mary COLOMBEL

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2018-10-19 EYE ON AFRICA

Cameroon's Constitutional Court rejects last petition for re-run

Cameroon's Constitutional Council rebuffs the last of 18 petitions that called for a re-run of Oct. 7 presidential election.Calm returns on the Comoros' Anjouan island after days...

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2018-10-19 EYE ON AFRICA

Cameroon's constitutional court hears post-election litigation

Two of three petitions to Cameroon's constitutional court calling for the October 7 elections to be scrapped are rejected. Results from the polls themselves are still not in....

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2018-10-17 EYE ON AFRICA

Global competitiveness report ranks African countries

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

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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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