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Westgate Mall Crisis 'drawing to a close'

Kenyan security forces say the siege of a Nairobi shopping centre is drawing to a close. It's still unclear how many gunmen or hostages remain inside Westgate Mall. The Al Shabab militants who have claimed responsibility for the violence say they did not expect to make it out alive and warn this is revenge for Kenya's involvement in Somalia. Finally, we also look at why so many Rwandans and Burundians have recently felt or been compelled to leave Tanzania.

By Georja Calvin-Smith

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2017-01-18 Nigeria

Regional troops gather at Gambian border amid political standoff

In tonight's edition: regional troops gather at the Gambian border amid the ongoing political standoff, at least 60 people are killed in an attack on a military barracks in Gao;...

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2017-01-17 Nigeria

Nigerian air force mistakenly bombs refugee camp, at least 50 dead

In tonight's edition: Nigeria's air force accidentally bombs a refugee camp, killing dozens; outgoing President Yahya Jammeh declares a state of emergency in Gambia; and we talk...

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2017-01-16 Gambia

Gambian citizens flee ahead of Barrow inauguration

In Gambia, a few days ahead of the president-elect's inauguration, thousands continue to flee the country, many fearful of what it will take to unseat incumbent Yahya Jammeh, who...

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2017-01-13 Mali

Africa-France summit kicks off in Bamako

The 27th Africa-France summit has kicked off under tight security. More than 30 heads of state are gathered in Bamako, including French President François Hollande. Before...

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2017-01-12 South Africa

Dlamini-Zuma receives support in race to succeed Jacob Zuma at head of ANC

In tonight's show: President Zuma's ex-wife is in the running to succeed him at the head of the ANC, in Kenya a court threatens doctors with jail time if they do not end their...

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