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Latest update : 2016-11-03

South African corruption report: 'It appears crimes have been committed'

In tonight's edition: a public prosecutor in South Africa issues a report on Jacob Zuma; Kenya withdraws its troops from the UN mission in South Sudan, and Makarere University is shut down in Uganda.

South African protesters took to the streets on Wednesday to ramp up pressure on their president to step down. This as a report by a state anti-corruption watchdog said it found possible evidence of corruption within Jacob Zuma's government.

Also, Nairobi is furious over the UN's firing of the head of peacekeeping forces in South Sudan in the wake of a damning report on the UNMISS mission's failure to protect civilians.

And Uganda's president has ordered the indefinite closure of one of the country's oldest universities after days of student protests culminated in violent clashes with police. The rallies are in response to a fortnight of strikes by academic staff demanding better pay and conditions.

By Mary COLOMBEL , Georja CALVIN-SMITH

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2017-10-17 Togo

Four killed in Togo clashes after religious leader arrested

In tonight's edition: four people are killed in Togo amid violence in the city of Sokode; pressure mounts on Ugandan police to find a serial killer; and the hit tragi-comedy...

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2017-10-16 Somalia

Over 300 killed in Somalia's worst ever terror attack

In tonight's edition: the death toll from Somalia's truck bombing rises to 300, with many more injured and scores still missing; the deadly plague outbreak in Madagascar is...

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2017-10-12 Liberia

Liberia's presidential election: Results trickle in as observers give thumbs-up

In tonight's edition: preliminary results trickle in after Liberia's election; DR Congo's electoral commission says presidential polls are delayed to 2019; and Amnesty...

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2017-10-13 Kenya

Kenyan police shoot dead two protesters in Bondo as banned protests continue

In today’s show: Kenyan police shoot dead two protesters and injure one after they allegedly storm a police station, and the death toll from a plague outbreak continues to rise...

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2017-10-11 Kenya

Kenyan election board says all 8 candidates on ballot in presidential re-run

In tonight's show: political turmoil continues in Kenya; we look at the struggle for compensation claims in Cameroon after last year's deadly Camrail crash; and we head to...

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