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Latest update : 2017-04-25

Tunisian parliament votes to ease repressive legislation on drugs

In tonight's edition: Tunisian lawmakers vote to ease a harsh drug law responsible for sending thousands of young first offenders to prison for smoking cannabis. Also, two years after Burundi's president's bid for a third term in office plunged the country into crisis, tensions that have forced hundreds of thousands to flee continue to this day. And we meet Sudan the northern white rhino, the last of his kind. Conservationists are looking to raise millions to save his species... via Tinder.

By Georja CALVIN-SMITH , Pierre DELRIEU

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2018-07-21 Rochelle FERGUSON-BOUYAHI

New high-speed railway threatens Kenyan wildlife

In Mali, the UN sounds the alarm over a spike in targeted violence between communities. So far this year, some 300 Malian civilians have lost their lives. Also, environmentalists...

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2018-07-21 Laura DI BIASIO

Senegalese court convicts 13 people in country's first mass terrorism trial

A Senegalese court convicts 13 people in the country's first mass trial on terrorism charges. The group was accused of trying to form a home-grown jihadist cell modelled on Boko...

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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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