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Latest update : 2016-04-11

Ivory Coast: Seaside town of Grand Bassam struggles to move on from terror attack

In tonight's rundown: internet and text messages are still cut off in Chad after elections, the tourism industry is suffering in Grand Bassam and cartoonist Gado is no longer sketching for the Daily Nation.

Chad's president says he's confident he'll be returned for another term after Sunday's elections but many, sceptical of the transparency of the polls, have struggled to get the word out because of an online blackout.

Also, Ivorians in the seaside resort of Grand Bassam are still shaken by the memory of last month's bloodshed. It became the site of the country's first ever terror attack and the tourists upon which locals rely are still staying away.

And we hear from a Kenyan cartoonist who insists the might of his pen will not be silenced. Known as Gado, the caricaturist has made a career of poking fun at the country's political elite but has seen work at a top newspaper dry up. He says that’s no coincidence.

By Georja CALVIN-SMITH , Mary COLOMBEL

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2018-07-18 Georja CALVIN-SMITH

Tears and champagne as commercial flights resume between Ethiopia and Eritrea

In today's edition of Eye on Africa, there are champagne and celebrations over the first commercial flight from Ethiopia to Eritrea in two decades.Also, pregnant teens in Burundi...

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2018-07-17 Georja CALVIN-SMITH

Mandela commemorations: Barack Obama honours Madiba's legacy

Thousands of people gathered in Johannesburg to celebrate the century since Nelson Mandela's birth. Crowds hung on the words of Barack Obama as he spoke of the late South African...

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2018-07-16 Georja CALVIN-SMITH

Nigeria: Army denies reports of missing soldiers after Boko Haram attacks

Hundreds of Nigerian soldiers are reportedly missing after clashing with Boko Haram militants over the weekend. The military denies local claims that troops have been unaccounted...

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2018-07-13 Rochelle FERGUSON-BOUYAHI

2018-07-13 21:47 EYE ON AFRICA

Cameroon's President, Paul Biya, confirms he will run for a 7th consecutive term, presidential polls scheduled for October. Several Nigerian fans are left stranded in Russia,...

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2018-07-12 Georja CALVIN-SMITH

South Sudan: Parliament extends president's term until 2021

MPs in South Sudan vote to extend the mandate of President Salva Kiir's government for an extra three years, a move likely to complicate peace negotiations to bring an end to...

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