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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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2017-03-27 South Sudan

Attacks on aid workers threaten humanitarian operations in South Sudan

In tonight's edition: aid groups say the killings of aid workers may slow down humanitarian operations in South Sudan; Mali's peace conference is boycotted by the opposition and...

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2017-03-24 DR Congo

ICC orders former DR Congo warlord to pay damages to victims

In tonight's edition: In a historic first, the ICC orders ex-Congolese warlord Germain Katanga to pay "symbolic" damages to victims of a 2003 militia attack. Also, it's the...

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2017-03-23 Rwanda

France refuses to return cultural artifacts to Benin

In tonight's edition: the wife of an opposition leader in exile is accused of treason in Kigali; we find out why France is refusing to return artifacts to Benin; and farmers in...

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2017-03-22 Marine Le Pen

French far-right leader Marine Le Pen meets French troops in Chad

In tonight's edition: French far-right leader Marine Le Pen is in Chad; the ICC gives Jean-Pierre Bemba an extra year in prison; and football star Samuel Eto'o visits Cameroon.

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2017-03-21 DR Congo

DR Congo: Rare footage of killings in central Kasaï province sparks alarm

In tonight's edition: we bring you rare footage of a rebel group in DR Congo who say some of their members were killed by soldiers; in Somalia, famine continues to threaten...

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