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Latest update : 2016-12-20

Military deploys across Kinshasa as Kabila stays on

In tonight's bulletin: streets stay calm in Kinshasa as President Kabila stays on after the end of his mandate, we take a look at the situation in the disputed region of Abyei in Sudan, and Madagascans are growing angry at an increasing Chinese presence.

People have stayed home across Democratic Republic of Congo, leaving troops to patrol ghost cities as tension peaks before President Joseph Kabila's official mandate ends with no election in sight.

Also, since an agreement was signed back in February, a fragile peace exists in the disputed territory of Abyei which lies between Sudan and South Sudan. But long-standing tensions between rival communities persist and many of those displaced by violence are still reluctant to return home.

And in Madagascar, hostility towards Chinese businesses is on the rise. The tensions have been sparked by protests over the reopening of a Chinese-operated gold mine.
 

By Mary COLOMBEL , Georja CALVIN-SMITH

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2017-11-22 Zimbabwe

Mnangagwa to be sworn in as Zimbabwe's president on Friday

In this edition: Zimbabweans have spent their first day in 37 years without Robert Mugabe as president. Also, we talk to an expert on female genital mutilation in Africa. And we...

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2017-11-23 Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe's Tsvangirai says he hasn't been asked to be part of new government

In this edition: Zimbabwe's opposition is already concerned about just how democratic Emmerson Mnangagwa's presidency will be; Algerians vote to elect mayors and council members...

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2017-11-21 Robert Mugabe

Celebrations erupt in the streets of Harare as Mugabe resigns

After vowing to stay in power until death, Zimbabwe's Robert Mugabe has resigned as president, ending his 37-year rule one week after a military takeover. In this special edition...

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2017-11-20 Zimbabwe

Zimbabwean MPs set to start impeachment proceedings against Mugabe

In tonight's edition: Zimbabwe’s ruling ZANU-PF party prepares impeachment proceedings against President Mugabe; Kenya's Supreme Court upholds the re-election of President...

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2017-11-17 Zimbabwe

President Robert Mugabe emerges from house arrest

Zimbabwe's Robert Mugabe emerges in public for the first time since the military took control of the country. Also, at least five people are killed in Kenya's capital as clashes...

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