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Latest update : 2017-03-28

Attacks on aid workers threaten humanitarian operations in South Sudan

In tonight's edition: aid groups say the killings of aid workers may slow down humanitarian operations in South Sudan; Mali's peace conference is boycotted by the opposition and most of the armed groups; plus in Nigeria, the government is trying to boost the country's coconut production.

Oxfam warns that the killing of at least seven aid workers in South Sudan could slow down humanitarian operations in the country. The victims were ambushed and killed on Saturday while in a food convoy.

Also, a crucial peace summit in Mali hits a hurdle when it’s boycotted by opposition parties. The stay-away highlights deep-rooted divisions between the government and the militia it relies on for security.

And Nigeria is struggling to meet local demand for coconuts, but that could change as the government boosts efforts to diversify the economy.

By Georja CALVIN-SMITH , Mary COLOMBEL

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2018-06-22 Charli James

South Sudan peace deal attempt fails as Kiir rejects Machar

The latest attempt for peace in South Sudan breaks down after President Salva Kiir rejects the idea of allowing Riek Machar a place in the government. Plus: Nigeria’s win against...

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2018-06-21 Laura DI BIASIO

South Sudan rebels say more time needed to achieve peace

South Sudan's armed rebels warn that the first meeting between Salva Kiir and Riek Machar doesn't necessarily mean the road to peace will be much smoother. Also, we hear from the...

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2018-06-21 Georja CALVIN-SMITH

Eritrea to send delegation to Ethiopia for peace talks

Ethiopia welcomes Eritrea's positive response to overtures to resolve a long-running dispute between the two neighbours. Also, voters in Ivory Coast are registering to cast their...

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2018-06-19 Nicolas GERMAIN

At least 18 killed in Abidjan floods from heavy rains

In tonight's edition: at least 18 people are killed in flooding in Abidjan. Frustrated locals hit out at authorities for failing to do more for those living in built-up areas...

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2018-06-18 Nicolas GERMAIN

Tunisia lose first World Cup match against England

Tunisia falls to England 2-1 in its premiere World Cup match. Our sports editor joins us with all the details on an energetic game full of close calls. Meanwhile, 31 people died...

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