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Abubakar Shekau says he is still leading Boko Haram

In tonight's edition: Abubakar Shekau says he is still leading Boko Haram; focus on Nigeria's recession; and Timbuktu residents say they are ready to forgive jihadists who destroyed their city.

As Boko Haram insurgents launch more fatal attacks in the northeast, their longtime leader releases a new video insisting he's still in charge. Abubakar Shekau's words have been dismissed by the army as the rantings of an unstable mind.

Weighed down by an insurgency, plummeting oil prices and attacks on oil installations, this year Nigeria lost its place as the continent's top economy. Last month it entered recession. We take a closer look at its economic fortunes.

And as the ICC prepares to pass its first judgment for charges of destroying a cultural site, people living in Mali's historic city of Timbuktu say they're willing to move on from the damage done by jihadists who rampaged through their hometown.

By Georja CALVIN-SMITH , Mary COLOMBEL

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2018-08-10 Richelle HARRISON PLESSE

Zimbabwe: Chamisa's lawyers contest election results in court

In this edition: Zimbabwe's opposition leader Nelson Chamisa is challenging Emmerson Mnangagwa’s election win in the country’s Constitutional Court. And in a FRANCE 24...

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2018-08-09 Georja CALVIN-SMITH

Zambia accused of illegal handover of Zimbabwean opposition figure

Zimbabwean opposition figure Tendai Biti appears in court on charges of declaring unofficial election results. He was returned to Zimbabwe after being denied asylum by Zambia,...

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2018-08-06 Yi SONG

Zimbabwe's Mnangagwa appeals for peace, Chamisa questions result

Zimbabwe's opposition rejects President Emmerson Mnangagwa's narrow election win. This as the president calls for unity and praises the vote as "free, fair and credible". Also,...

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2018-08-08 Georja CALVIN-SMITH

DR Congo: President Joseph Kabila will not run in presidential elections

After years of speculation, President Joseph Kabila has said he will not run for a third term in DR Congo’s presidential elections in December. Instead, former interior minister...

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2018-08-07 Georja CALVIN-SMITH

Nigeria: security forces block lawmakers from entering parliament

Nigeria's spy chief has been sacked after security forces prevented lawmakers from entering parliament. Also, Kenyans and Tanzanians marked the 20th anniversary of the East...

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