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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 : 2018-04-26

South African unions strike over proposed minimum wage

In tonight's edition, South African unions strike over a proposed minimum wage, Israel scraps controversial plans to forcibly deport African migrants, and Togo's national team coach, Claude Le Roy, has sets up a new grassroots initiative to help young footballers.

Thousands of people across South Africa march to protest a proposed minimum wage that, at ZAR20 an hour, many say is just too low.

And Israel has scrapped controversial plans to forcibly deport African migrants. Over 40,000 are thought to be living in the country after having been denied refugee status.

Finally, Togo's national team coach, Claude Le Roy, is trying to sow the seeds for a flourishing grassroots football scene and cultivate the talents of young sportspeople. He's set up the top seed Togo Academy.

By Mary COLOMBEL , Georja CALVIN-SMITH

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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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