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AU approves draft decision to grant leaders immunity

The African Union has approved a draft decision to grant leaders immunity before a continental court. The draft resolution was passed during last month's AU summit in Equatorial Guinea, prompting outrage from rights groups. Immunity will be granted to sitting heads of state at the African Court on Human and Peoples' Rights, but the tribunal won't be in operation for several years.

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2016-09-29 Ivory Coast

Amnesty accuses Sudan of chemical attacks on civilians

In tonight's edition: Amnesty accuses Sudan of chemical attacks on civilians, and police in Kenya are under scrutiny. Finally, wax cloth makers in Ivory Coast try to compete with...

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2016-09-28 animals

Nations vote to end all trade of endangered pangolins

On tonight's show, Ivory Coast’s new draft constitution is approved; 7 years after, families of victims of the stadium massacre in Guinea are still waiting for justice and...

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2016-09-27 ICC

Malian jihadist jailed for nine years for destroying ancient Timbuktu shrines

In tonight's edition: a Malian jihadist is sentenced to nine years in prison; nations reject a proposal to extend legal ivory sales; and DR Congo fights a spreading cholera...

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2016-09-26 Nigeria

Abubakar Shekau says he is still leading Boko Haram

In tonight's edition: Abubakar Shekau says he is still leading Boko Haram; focus on Nigeria's recession; and Timbuktu residents say they are ready to forgive jihadists who...

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2016-09-23 Gabon

Court ruling expected on Gabon's contested election results

In tonight's edition: Gabon awaits a court ruling on last month’s contested presidential election results, Nigeria investigates oil fraud and Senegal works on vaccinations.

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