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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 : 2018-01-19

Cape Town drought: Mayor says residents 'callously' using too much water

In Cape Town, new water restrictions are brought in to tackle the worst drought in 100 years. Also, a year into his presidency, Ghana's leader Nana Akufo-Addo says his efforts to improve the economy are bearing fruit. And we meet the first Ghanaian athlete to represent his country in the skeleton event at the Winter Olympics next month.

New water restrictions are introduced in Cape Town to tackle the worst drought in a century. The city's mayor accuses residents of having "callously" flouted previous limits.

Also, a year into his presidency, Ghana's leader Nana Akufo-Addo says his efforts to improve the economy are bearing fruit. He's also highlighted free high schools as a key step towards long-term job creation.

And we hear from Akwasi Frimpong, a sprinter, bobsledder and now the first Ghanaian athlete to represent his country in the skeleton event at the Winter Olympics next month.

By Georja CALVIN-SMITH , Mary COLOMBEL

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2018-11-16 EYE ON AFRICA

Suspected gas cylinder blast kills 42 on Zimbabwe bus

Officials in Zimbabwe put the death toll at least 42 people after a blaze swept through a bus in the south of the country.A lack of resources and severe hygiene issues - just...

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2018-11-14 EYE ON AFRICA

UN lifts sanctions on Eritrea after nine years

Eritrea is in for congratulations from its neighbour Ethiopia after the UN removes sanctions on Asmara, nine years after they were brought in. Also, Cameroon's military cracks...

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2018-11-13 EYE ON AFRICA

Ethiopia corruption crackdown: Former head of military-led firm arrested

The biggest name to be caught up in Abiy Ahmed's bid to clean up Ethiopia's political and military establishment is arrested on the border with Sudan - we tell you more. Also,...

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2018-11-12 EYE ON AFRICA

Tensions within DR Congo opposition as deal on joint candidate falls apart

In DR Congo, opposition leaders had voted to back a joint presidential candidate, Martin Fayulu, but opposition frontrunner Felix Tshisekedi has since backtracked. Also, in...

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2018-11-09 EYE ON AFRICA

Car bombs explose in Mogadishu

Car bombs explode within moments of each other in the Somali capital Mogadishu. At least 20 people have been killed in the attack. Also, a former president alleges fraud in...

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