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Latest update : 2017-08-16

Top Somalia jihadist turns himself over to government

In tonight's edition: A Somali insurgent leader defects to government, and Sierra Leone has appealed for urgent help after deadly floods hits its capital. We also take a look at the world's biggest basilica, located in Ivory Coast.

The former deputy leader of Somali extremist group al Shabaab has defected to the government. Mukhtar Robow, who was also the spokesman for the militant Islamist group, is now calling for others to follow his lead.

Also, the death toll following mudslides in Sierra Leone has climbed to over 400. Sunday night's disaster devastated Freetown and the difficult search for survivors continues.

And finally to the biggest church in the world. The Basilica of our Lady of Peace was the vanity project of Ivory Coast's first president. But despite the hundreds of millions of dollars spent on the monument, it seldom draws the crowds it is capable of holding.
 

By Gaëlle ESSOO , Georja CALVIN-SMITH

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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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2018-06-15 Richelle HARRISON PLESSE

Egypt, Morocco lose first World Cup matches after conceding last-minute goals

Morocco and Egypt get off to a wobbly start in the World Cup, after both teams go down at the last minute. Also, fasting for the holy month of Ramadan has ended for millions of...

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2018-06-14 Richelle HARRISON PLESSE

South Africa: Two worshippers stabbed to death at Malmesbury mosque

A man stabs two worshippers to death at a mosque near Cape Town in a brutal attack disturbingly similar to last month's fatal stabbing at a mosque near Durban. Also, Congolese...

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