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Latest update : 2013-10-04

Hundreds of African migrants feared drowned off Lampedusa

Up to 300 African migrants are feared dead after a boat from Libya goes down off the coast of Lampedusa. Also, the Commonwealth expresses shock and dismay over the Gambia's surprise exit from the organisation. Georja Calvin-Smith speaks to a Gambian opposition leader who believes the move is ill-advised. And after years of neglect, Abidjan's zoo gets a chance at a new beginning, but there is still a long road ahead.

By Georja Calvin-Smith

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2017-09-21 Uhuru Kenyatta

Presidential election re-run pushed back to October 26th

In tonight's edition, Kenya's presidential election rerun is pushed back to October 26th, unrest continues in Togo and Cameroon's government sends envoys into schools to target...

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2017-09-20 Togo

Kenya's supreme court blames electoral board for botched election

In tonight's edition, Kenya's Supreme Court blames the electoral board for the botched election, more protests take place in Togo in the week when a referendum on constitutional...

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2017-09-19 Kenya

Kenyan chief justice says judges are receiving 'aggressive' threats

In tonight's edition: Kenya's chief justice says judges are receiving "aggressive" threats; Rwandan activist Diane Rwigara describes her jailing; and migrants return to Libya's...

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2017-09-18 DR Congo

DR Congo: New report says army worked with militias to massacre hundreds in Beni

In tonight's edition: a new report says the Congolese army worked with militia groups to massacre hundreds of villagers in Beni; Kinshasa opens an inquiry into the killing of...

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2017-09-14 Tunisia

Zuma's lawyers say 2009 decision to drop charges against him was irrational

In tonight's edition: President Jacob Zuma's lawyers say a 2009 decision to drop charges against him was irrational; Tunisia scraps a decades-old ban on Muslim women marrying...

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