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Latest update : 2017-08-02

Protesters in Kenya call for swift inquiry into election official's murder

In tonight's edition, protesters in Kenya call for swift inquiry into election official murder, tens of thousands of Ethiopian illegal workers are forced out of Saudi Arabia and African video game designers export their skills to Asia.

With a little over a week to go before their general election, Kenyans are questioning the credibility of the management of the voting process. There are marches calling for fair polls in the wake of the murder and torture of the man who'd been in charge of the new electronic voting system.

Although thousands of undocumented Ethiopians working in Saudi Arabia have rushed home for the end of an extended amnesty, authorities in Addis Ababa say many still haven't come back. Those who've stayed behind could now be depurated or even face prison time.

In Singapore, we meet some of the design team at French gaming giant Ubisoft, who were tempted over from Ivory Coast and Morocco by the promise of working in the big leagues of the video games industry. 

By Mary COLOMBEL , Georja CALVIN-SMITH

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2018-02-20 Zimbabwe

Tens of thousands bid farewell to Morgan Tsvangirai

Crowds flock to Buhera so as to pay their last respect to Morgan Tsvangirai as he's buried. Over thirty journalists have been killed in Nigeria's northeast as a result of the...

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2018-02-19 Madagascar

Zuma ally Atul Gupta challenges asset freeze

South Africa goes after the Guptas. One of the wealthy businessmen caught up in a corruption crackdown contests a 10-million-rand asset freeze. Also, Burkinabe filmmaker Idrissa...

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2018-02-16 EYE ON AFRICA

South Africa's Ramaphosa hails 'new dawn' in state of the nation address

"Continue the long walk which Nelson Mandela began", those were the words of Cyril Ramaphosa as he delivered his first state of the nation speech this Friday. Also, refugees...

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2018-02-15 South Africa

Cyril Ramophasa sworn in as South African president

In tonight's edition: Cyril Ramophasa is sworn in as South African president; the Ethiopian prime minister resigns; and we take a look at why cycling is so popular in Eritrea.

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2018-02-14 South Africa

Jacob Zuma bows out

In tonight's edition: South African President Jacob Zuma agrees to step down and Zimbabwean opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai dies after a battle with cancer.

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