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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 : 2017-08-29

Migration summit: European leaders agree to help Niger and Chad secure borders

In tonight’s edition: European and African leaders discuss getting the migrant crisis under control; a plastic bag ban comes into force in Kenya; and Senegal turns to its neighbours to help with a shortage in sacrificial animals, just days before Eid al-Adha.

Leaders from three African nations meet their EU counterparts in Paris to discuss getting Europe's worst migrant crisis under control.

Also, Kenya cracks down on plastic carrier bags. As of today, manufacturing, selling or even carrying plastic bags could see you slapped with a hefty fine or even face jail time.

And with the Muslim feast of Eid al-Adha fast approaching, Senegal turns to its neighbours Mali and Mauritania to help with a shortage of sheep and lambs to sacrifice.

By Mary COLOMBEL , Rochelle FERGUSON-BOUYAHI

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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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