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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 : 2017-03-24

France refuses to return cultural artifacts to Benin

In tonight's edition: the wife of an opposition leader in exile is accused of treason in Kigali; we find out why France is refusing to return artifacts to Benin; and farmers in Ivory Coast face massive losses as the price of cocoa continues to tumble.

Rwandan prosecutors charge the wife of an opposition activist with conspiring to topple President Paul Kagame and forming an armed group. We cross live to Kigali to get the latest from our correspondent.

Also, Benin officially requests that thrones, statues and jewels looted by France in 1892 be returned to their rightful home in the West African nation but the response from France is no - we explore why.

And in Ivory Coast, thousands of tons of cocoa still haven't been purchased. It's all due to falling global prices, which mean buyers will face huge losses if they honour their contracts.

By Mary COLOMBEL , Rochelle FERGUSON-BOUYAHI

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2018-09-25 EYE ON AFRICA

Ethiopia violence: 1,200 detained after Addis Ababa clashes

In tonight's edition: Ethiopian authorities have arrested around 1,200 people over the past week following clashes in Addis Ababa earlier this month. Also, hundreds of people who...

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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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