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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 : 2017-08-10

At least three people killed in clashes after election in Kenya

In tonight's edition: Kenya's election chief dismisses opposition hacking claims, two are killed in a grenade attack in Burundi and through a photo exhibition, South african artist Zanele Muholi aims to draw attention to what she says is a lack of liberty for women in her native country.

Kenya's electoral commission defends the security of its biometric voting system as the count from Tuesday’s polls continues. At least three are killed in violence amidst allegations of rigging from Raila Odiga who is vying to wrest the presidency from Uhuru Kenyatta.

Also, at least two are killed in Burundi's capital in a grenade attack. It is the latest of several this month. The country remains tense two years after a crisis sparked by President Pierre Nkurunziza's controversial third mandate.

And as South Africa celebrates its national women's day we meet one of the country's artists who has headed to London with her vision of the struggles faced by women in her native country. Zanele Muholi's self-portraits explore her frustrations with a lack of liberty.
 

By Gaëlle ESSOO , Georja CALVIN-SMITH

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2018-10-17 EYE ON AFRICA

Global Competitiveness report releases 2018 Africa performance

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

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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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2018-10-11 EYE ON AFRICA

Fake 'Transparency International observers' reported during Cameroon election

There are calls for Cameroon's presidential election to be annulled as a scandal over apparently bogus election observers deepens. Also, police in Tanzania hunt two white...

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2018-10-10 EYE ON AFRICA

Kenya bus crash kills at least 50

At least 55 people are killed in a bus crash in western Kenya. Police suspect the driver lost control of the vehicle. Also, a month after a thawing in relations between Ethiopia...

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