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Latest update : 2017-09-08

Togo sees second day of protests against President Gnassingbé

In tonight's edition: massive protests in Togo continue for a second day; a study by the UN Development Programme looks at the factors that incite young people to join organisations like Boko Haram and Al-Shabaab; and every day in South Africa, 150 women report they have been raped, but they accuse the police of being insensitive and slow.

A second day of massive protests in Togo. Thousands of people demand that President Faure Gnassingbé step down immediately, instead of modifying the constitution to allow him two more terms in office to prolong his tenure.

Also, understanding the pull of extremist groups in Africa. A study by the UN Development Programme looks at the factors that incite young people to join organisations like Boko Haram and Al-Shabaab. They include poverty, marginalisation, and low education levels. We speak to one of the study's authors.

And in South Africa, every day, 150 women report they have been raped. But only a small fraction of those accusations end in a conviction. Women accuse South African police of being insensitive and slow.

By Mary COLOMBEL , Shona BHATTACHARYYA

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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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