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Child trafficking in Benin: Poverty pushes parents to sell children to traffickers

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On tonight's show: calls for a recount of Gabon's ballots grow louder, as EU observers report clear anomalies in the vote. Also, families in Benin send away thousands of young children a year to human traffickers, in the hopes their remittances will bring them out of poverty. And UNESCO publishes its report on Global Education, showing how the international community is failing to achieve major global education targets, with the poorest nations worst affected.

By Shona BHATTACHARYYA , Pierre DELRIEU

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2018-06-15 World Cup 2018

Egypt, Morocco lose first World Cup matches after conceding last-minute goals

Morocco and Egypt get off to a wobbly start in the World Cup, after both teams go down at the last minute. Also, fasting for the holy month of Ramadan has ended for millions of...

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2018-06-14 South Africa

South Africa: Two worshippers stabbed to death at Malmesbury mosque

A man stabs two worshippers to death at a mosque near Cape Town in a brutal attack disturbingly similar to last month's fatal stabbing at a mosque near Durban. Also, Congolese...

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2018-06-13 DR Congo

Victims in Central African Republic react to Bemba's release by ICC

In Central African Republic, victims of the militia headed up by Jean-Pierre Bemba in 2002 say they’re horrified that the former Congolese vice president has been freed from...

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2018-06-12 ICC

ICC judges order release of DR Congo's former vice president Jean-Pierre Bemba

After a decade behind bars, former Congolese vice president Jean-Pierre Bemba is ordered free by judges at the International Criminal Court. His conviction for war crimes was...

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2018-06-11 DR Congo

Call for probe after DR Congo activist dies in house fire

A political activist in the Democratic Republic of Congo dies in a suspicious fire. Luc Nkulula founded a pro-democracy movement strongly opposed to President Kabila remaining in...

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