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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 : 2017-06-06

General election in Lesotho: Vote counting underway for third government in five years

In tonight’s edition of Eye on Africa: Officials in Lesotho are looking into why armed soldiers guarded polling stations during the weekend election. Vote counting is now underway for a poll that went ahead peacefully despite recent insecurity in the country. And in Kenya, the campaign season has kicked off ahead of the general election in August. Finally, a special report from a camp housing South Sudanese refugees.

A programme prepared by Georja Calvin-Smith and Jessica Sestili

By Georja CALVIN-SMITH , Jessica SESTILI

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2018-10-19 EYE ON AFRICA

Cameroon elections: Constitutional court rejects last petition for re-run

Cameroon's Constitutional Council rebuffs the last of 18 petitions calling for a re-run of the October 7 presidential elections. Also, calm returns on the Comoros' Anjouan island...

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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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