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Latest update : 2017-08-14

Kenya's incumbent leader Kenyatta clinches second term

In tonight's edition: Uhuru Kenyatta secures a second term as Kenya's President, in Tunisia young innovators are taking a shot at entrepreneurship and we take a look at a South African circus school where students are taken to new heights.

Kenyan leader Uhuru Kenyatta is re-elected for a second term, after winning a disputed presidential vote. The opposition has rejected the results but Kenyatta says he is reaching out to his defeated rival Raila Odinga and his supporters.

Also, Tunisia could be the world's next tech hub. With a rising start-up scene, young entrepreneurs are hoping to kick start the country's economy but they have to navigate several stumbling blocks.

And South African students are literally taken to new heights. We take a look at a circus school in Cape Town turning children's dreams of joining the circus into reality.
 

By Gaëlle ESSOO , Richelle HARRISON PLESSE

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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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2018-07-10 Laura DI BIASIO

Nigeria's ruling party says 'gang up' against Buhari won't work

Nigeria's ruling APC party remains defiant that a new opposition alliance won't threaten President Muhammadu Buhari's chances of re-election next year. The challenge follows the...

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2018-07-09 Georja CALVIN-SMITH

Ethiopia and Eritrea sign landmark declaration ending two decades of conflict

Ethiopia and Eritrea declare an end to their 20-year conflict after Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed wraps up an historic state visit to Asmara. Next, Duduzane Zuma, son of South...

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2018-07-06 Rochelle FERGUSON-BOUYAHI

We Eat Africa Festival and the chefs who embody the diversity of African cuisine

Officials from DR Congo and Uganda confirm a Ugandan soldier has been killed in clashes near Lake Edward, which borders both countries. Elsewhere in DR Congo, the UN says...

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