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Latest update : 2017-03-02

Hosni Mubarak cleared over death of protesters

In tonight's edition: Mubarak is acquitted over the death of protesters during the 2011 revolution in Egypt, talks between Germany and Namibia over reparations are in jeopardy and we meet some of the actors from Callywood, Nigeria's new movie hub.

In a final ruling, Egypt’s top court finds former leader Hosni Mubarak innocent of the murder of hundreds of protesters during the 2011 revolution.

Also, as reparation talks between Namibia’s Herero tribespeople and Germany continue over the genocide of around 100,000 Africans in the early 20th century, an apology is on the table from Berlin but it says it’s not in a position to hand over land.

And a casting call for Callywood: we head to the southern Nigerian city of Calabar and take a look at the budding film industry there. Producers say they're ready to go global.

By Georja CALVIN-SMITH , Mary COLOMBEL

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2018-07-18 Georja CALVIN-SMITH

Tears and champagne as commercial flights resume between Ethiopia and Eritrea

In this edition of Eye on Africa: there's champagne and celebrations on the first commercial flight from Ethiopia to Eritrea in two decades. Also, pregnant teens in Burundi are...

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2018-07-17 Georja CALVIN-SMITH

Mandela commemorations: Barack Obama honours Madiba's legacy

Thousands of people gathered in Johannesburg to celebrate the century since Nelson Mandela's birth. Crowds hung on the words of Barack Obama as he spoke of the late South African...

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2018-07-16 Georja CALVIN-SMITH

Nigeria: Army denies reports of missing soldiers after Boko Haram attacks

Hundreds of Nigerian soldiers are reportedly missing after clashing with Boko Haram militants over the weekend. The military denies local claims that troops have been unaccounted...

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2018-07-13 Rochelle FERGUSON-BOUYAHI

2018-07-13 21:47 EYE ON AFRICA

Cameroon's President, Paul Biya, confirms he will run for a 7th consecutive term, presidential polls scheduled for October. Several Nigerian fans are left stranded in Russia,...

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2018-07-12 Georja CALVIN-SMITH

South Sudan: Parliament extends president's term until 2021

MPs in South Sudan vote to extend the mandate of President Salva Kiir's government for an extra three years, a move likely to complicate peace negotiations to bring an end to...

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