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Latest update : 2017-10-24

US ambassador urges peace ahead of Kenya's election re-run

In this edition: tensions rise in Kenya ahead of the presidential vote re-run on Thursday; Togo's opposition won't back down over protests; and we meet pioneering South African musician Spoek Mathambo.

Tensions soar as Kenya counts down to a presidential vote re-run on Thursday. Western powers sound the alarm over the country's spiralling political crisis.

Also, Togo's opposition won't back down. Despite a ban on weekday demonstrations, it has called for a new wave of anti-government protests.

And he's one of South Africa's most exciting, pioneering musicians, setting dancefloors on fire with his "Township Tech". We meet rapper, producer and visual artist Spoek Mathambo, who's currently on tour here in France.

By Yi SONG , Richelle HARRISON PLESSE

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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'

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2018-10-12 EYE ON AFRICA

Dozens killed in eastern Uganda mudslides

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