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Latest update : 2016-09-30

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 Asian imports.

Hundreds of people have reportedly been killed in chemical attacks in Darfur. Amnesty International accuses the Sudanese government of using blister agent to target communitites in the war torn region.

In Kenya, police are under investigation after facing accusations of having covered up the true circumstances of an alleged terror attack in Mombasa earlier this month. Rights groups say the three women shot dead were framed.

Some may wear their heart on their sleeves... But in Ivory Coast they may wear their 'ungrateful husband' or their 'jealousy'. It's not as odd as you might think - those are just some of the names of the wax cloth prints on sale in Abidjan. And sometimes much of a pattern's appeal is in its name.

By Georja CALVIN-SMITH

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2018-01-19 EYE ON AFRICA

FRANCE 24 meets Liberia's George Weah ahead of his inauguration

From sports stardom to president: a FRANCE 24 team speaks exclusively to George Weah in Monrovia ahead of his historic inauguration. Also, an ambulance service in Somalia is...

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2018-01-18 Drought

Cape Town drought: Mayor says residents 'callously' using too much water

In Cape Town, new water restrictions are brought in to tackle the worst drought in 100 years. Also, a year into his presidency, Ghana's leader Nana Akufo-Addo says his efforts to...

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2018-01-17 Ethiopia

Ethiopian opposition leader Merera Gudina released from jail

In tonight's edition: Ethiopian opposition leader Merera Gudina is released from jail; in DR Congo, the Protestant Church adds its voice to concerns about the country's...

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2018-01-16 Nigeria

Nigerian army releases 244 Boko Haram suspects

In tonight's edition: the Nigerian army releases 244 Boko Haram suspects; a new law forces unwed couples living together in Burundi to marry; and our correspondents show us how...

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2018-01-15 Central African Republic

Case dismissed against French troops accused of child rape in Central African Republic

A case is dismissed against French troops accused of raping children in Central African Republic; two years on, Ouagadougou residents remember the attack on the Cappuccino...

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