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Malawi: HIV-infected man paid to have sex with girls arrested

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Meet Omar, the 10-year-old chef who became a social media star

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Gigantic snails are a delicacy in Ivory Coast

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French growth grinds to a halt over strikes

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EYE ON AFRICA

EYE ON AFRICA

Latest update : 2014-08-29

Liberia: President dismisses top officials who ignored call to return home

No-nonsense President Sirleaf runs out of patience with top officials overseas who dragged their feet over a call back to Liberia to help lead the response to the Ebola epidemic. Also, the US says it knew that the UAE and Egypt were behind air strikes on Tripoli earlier this month. Finally, the world market for synthetic hair is a fickle one. Until now, it's been dominated by Asian business, but we meet one African with his eye on the prize.

Programme produced by Georja Calvin-Smith and Mary Colombel

By Georja CALVIN-SMITH

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2016-07-29 Africa

Malawi: HIV-infected man paid to have sex with girls arrested

We’re taking a closer look at so-called sexual cleansing in Malawi. One HIV-positive man has been arrested after parents paid him to have ritualized sex with their teenage girls...

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2016-07-28 Africa

Gigantic snails are a delicacy in Ivory Coast

Our summer series on African cuisine is back: snails are a delicacy in Ivory Coast. Also, the multinational task force has launched an offensive in the Lake Chad region to root...

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2016-07-27 Africa

DR Congo: Thousands welcome opposition leader Tshisekedi after two-year absence

After a two-year absence, the DRC's biggest opposition leader has returned to Kinshasa. Etienne Tshisekedi got a hero's welcome, as the country's political situation is expected...

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2016-07-25 South Sudan

South Sudan: President Salva Kiir names new vice president

In South Sudan, President Salva Kiir names a new vice president, replacing former rebel leader Riek Machar. Also, Abuja has witnessed recent attacks on its Christian community,...

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2016-07-21 South Africa

South Africa: Prosecutors seek longer sentence for Oscar Pistorius

In South Africa, prosecutors still have Oscar Pistorius in their sights. The Paralympian was sentenced to more jail time for the murder of his girlfriend earlier this month, but...

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