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

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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 : 2018-09-11

Ethiopia and Eritrea reopen border crossings for first time in two decades

It's been dubbed a frontier of peace and friendship: Ethiopia and Eritrea reopen key border crossings for the first time in 20 years. In Ghana, the public says a final farewell to former UN chief Kofi Annan as his body lies in state in Accra. Finally, Bamba Chakula is Swahili for "get your food", but it's also the name of an electronic cash transfer programme that's revolutionising UN food handouts for refugees in Kenya.

By Laura DI BIASIO , Richelle HARRISON PLESSE

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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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2018-11-08 EYE ON AFRICA

'Rhino Dollars' exposes shadowy and lucrative business of rhino poaching

Fighting Ebola in a region plagued by armed groups - that's the challenge facing the UN in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Our correspondent tells us more. Also, we bring you...

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2018-11-08 EYE ON AFRICA

Cameroon's kidnapped schoolchildren released

Confusion remains over who kidnapped more than 70 schoolchildren in Cameroon, even as families celebrate their release. Also, millions of Malagasy head to the polls for what’s...

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