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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 : 2017-12-26

French president in Niger to support military forces

French President Emmanuel Macron heads to Niger to show support for the international troops fighting jihadists in the restive Sahel desert as part of Operation Barkhane. Also, breathing new life into discarded, everyday objects, we meet Malian designer Cheick Diallo, whose unique creations are taking the contemporary art world by storm. And, from a disputed presidential vote re-run in Kenya, to a power grab in Zimbabwe ending 33 years of Mugabe rule, we recap the African stories of the year.

French President Emmanuel Macron heads to Niger to show support for the international troops fighting jihadists in the restive Sahel desert as part of Operation Barkhane. The trip should spread some holiday cheer with the help of the chef from the Elysée Palace to whip up an early Christmas feast.

Also, breathing new life into discarded, everyday objects - and transforming them into works of art, we meet Malian designer Cheick Diallo, whose unique creations are taking the contemporary art world by storm.

And, from a disputed presidential vote re-run in Kenya, to a power grab in Zimbabwe ending 33 years of Mugabe rule, we recap the African stories that hit the headlines in 2017.

By Richelle HARRISON PLESSE

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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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2018-10-11 EYE ON AFRICA

Fake 'Transparency International observers' reported during Cameroon election

There are calls for Cameroon's presidential election to be annulled as a scandal over apparently bogus election observers deepens. Also, police in Tanzania hunt two white...

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2018-10-10 EYE ON AFRICA

Kenya bus crash kills at least 50

At least 55 people are killed in a bus crash in western Kenya. Police suspect the driver lost control of the vehicle. Also, a month after a thawing in relations between Ethiopia...

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2018-10-09 EYE ON AFRICA

South Africa's finance minister resigns over Gupta scandal

South Africa's finance minister resigns. Nhlanhla Nene quit over undisclosed meetings with the Gupta family, who are at the heart of a corruption probe in the country. Also, a...

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