Kenya’s attorney-general Githu Muigai provides some key details into the Westgate mall attack: there were no more than 5 gunmen, all of whom were killed, a dozen accomplices are under arrest and the plot was likely hatched at a refugee camp. He also promises that a commission of inquiry will soon be set up to look into all aspects of the case, after Kenyan security forces were caught on CCTV apparently looting the mall during the attack.
The diary of Polina Zherebtsova, a teenage girl living in wartime Grozny, was published two years ago in Russia. An account of the second Chechen war, it stirred controversy in the country and Zherebtsova ended up fleeing to Finland after receiving death threats. She was granted asylum by Helsinki and still lives there, where she endures the life-long effects on her health of years of malnutrition. She speaks to France 24’s Marc Perelman.
Taoufik Mjaied meets Hamadi Jebali, the Secretary General of Tunisia’s ruling Ennahda party, in Tunis. After several months of political paralysis, Tunisia’s opposition is demanding the government’s resignation and fresh elections. Hamadi Jebali answers the critics levelled against his party.
Stéphanie Antoine speaks to Zainah Anwar and Amina Doherty at the ninth Edition of the Women's Forum Global Meeting, an event casting light on women's voices. Both are activists and self-described feminists helping to promote women’s rights in their respective countries, Malaysia and Jamaica.
The dramatic abduction of Libyan Prime Minister Zeidan by gunmen last week shows that chaos still reigns in the country. Geoff Porter, head of North Africa Risk consulting, explains how Libya is driving regional instability. He suggests that Europe may have to do more to help the country, as the Obama administration puts Libya on the back burner.