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DR Congo: At least 17 dead in anti-Kabila protests

In tonight's edition: Deadly clashes in DR Congo, protests over university fee hikes in South Africa, and children learn to code in Madagascar.

Over a dozen people, including several police officers, are killed in protests in Kinshasa. The demonstrations were sparked by angry suspicions that President Kabila is trying to push back elections in a bid to illegitimately extend his mandate.

Also, the issue of student fees in South Africa once again stirs up trouble. The government has given universities the right to hike them by up to 8%. Protests have already begun.

And the language of the future: volunteers teaching students in Madagascar to code say it’s a vital life skill in an increasingly digital age and that there will come a time, not too far away, when those who don’t know their html from their java could be considered illiterate.

By Mary COLOMBEL

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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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2018-01-12 Donald Trump

Africa reacts to Trump's 'racist slur'

Africans express outrage after President Trump reportedly used crude language to describe African countries, as well as Haiti and El Salvador. Also, DR Congo security forces...

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2018-01-11 Tunisia

Musician Saeid Shanbehzadeh pays tribute to his African roots

Protests continue in Tunisia as the number of arrests reaches more than 600. Also, thousands of mourners take to the streets in central Nigeria to attend the mass burial of...

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2018-01-10 Zambia

Zambia closes passport offices to curb cholera spread

Zambia closes passport offices as it ramps up its response to a deadly outbreak of cholera. A new vaccination programme aims to reach two million people. Also, the sounds of...

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2018-01-09 Uganda

Anti-austerity protests continue in Tunisia

Tunisia continues to see anti-austerity unrest. Police clash with protesters in Tunis and in other cities across the country as rallies are held a day after one protester was...

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