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Our Focus programme brings you exclusive reports from around the world. From Monday to Friday at 7.45 am Paris time.

Latest update : 2017-08-23

Rap activist weighs in on Angolan election

Angolans head to the polls Wed. in a parliamentary election expected to see their leader of 38 years, President Jose Eduardo dos Santos, hand over the baton to a hand-picked successor. In this edition of FOCUS, we meet prominent Angolan rapper, Luaty Beirao, an outspoken critic of the president. He spent a year in prison after being accused of planning a coup against dos Santos. Beirao fears that with the ruling party's candidate likely to win today's poll, Angolans are in for more of the same.

A programme prepared by Patrick Lovett and Elom Marcel Toble

By Caroline DUMAY , Leanne de Bassompierre , Stefan CARSTENS

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2018-09-21 Focus

Britain’s Labour Party: No home for Jews?

Britain’s main opposition Labour Party is gearing up for its annual conference. This past summer has been dominated by toxic allegations of anti-Semitism at all levels in the...

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2018-09-20 Focus

Austria restricts immigration and hampers integration

Immigration is on the menu as EU leaders gather in the Austrian city of Salzburg. But the issue is also high on the domestic agenda. Austria's coalition government, made up of...

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2018-09-19 Focus

Even in Kenya, exiled Burundians fear for their lives

In 2015, a political crisis in Burundi sparked deadly violence. Since then, more than 400,000 Burundians have fled the country, some of them to Kenya. But even there, many still...

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2018-09-18 Focus

Mexico's seaweed invasion: Disaster or opportunity?

This summer, Mexico's Caribbean coast has looked nothing like a dream holiday destination. Dozens of tons of algae have been covering the turquoise waters and soft sandy beaches...

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2018-09-17 Focus

Spaniards divided over future of Franco monument

On September 13, Spanish lawmakers approved a controversial decree to exhume the remains of the late dictator Francisco Franco. He is buried at a giant basilica near Madrid which...

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