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Latest update : 2017-02-22

Novotel attack trial gets under way in Ivory Coast

In tonight's edition: ten men go on trial in Ivory Coast accused of kidnapping and killing four people in Ivory Coast in 2011, Ghana's new leader says it's going to be tough to turn the country's economy around and MPs in Tunisia discuss a new law to protect whistleblowers.

In Ivory Coast, the murder trial opens of ten men accused of kidnapping and killing four foreigners from the Novotel hotel in Abidjan back in 2011. The victims were targeted during the post-electoral violence gripping the country at the time.

Also, it’s worse than we thought: Ghana’s new leader has a tough task on his hands if he's to turn the country’s finances around. Nana Akufo Addo says he was left a mess by the previous administration.

And corruption has become a major challenge for Tunisia. In a bid to crack down on everyday graft, parliament discusses a draft bill to improve protections for whistleblowers.

By Mary COLOMBEL , Georja CALVIN-SMITH

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2017-10-19 Togo

Protests continue in Togo despite ban on weekday demonstrations

In tonight's edition: anti-government protesters continue to hit the streets in Togo; President Kenyatta snubs a crisis meeting a week before the election re-run in Kenya; and a...

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2017-10-18 Kenya

Kenyan election board member flees to US, alleging death threats

In tonight's edition: in Kenya, a senior member of the electoral commission who fled to the US says next week's vote re-run could not be free, fair or credible; police and...

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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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