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Latest update : 2017-10-10

Liberia's presidential election: 20 candidates vying for top job

In tonight's edition: millions of Liberians will head to the polls on Tuesday to elect a new president and parliament; the trial of those suspected of ties to Boko Haram opens in Nigeria behind closed doors; and we take you to see Tunisia's first ever ultra-marathon.

Millions of Liberians will go to the polls on Tuesday to elect a new president and parliament in the West African country's third election since the end of the civil war in 2003. We hear from our reporter in Monrovia.

Also, the trial of those suspected of ties to Boko Haram began in Nigeria on Monday behind closed doors. It's the biggest legal investigation into the eight-year militant Islamist insurgency, in which more than 20,000 people have been killed and two million forced from their homes in northeastern Nigeria.

And in Tunisia, runners headed into the desert at dawn over the weekend for the North African country's first ever ultra-marathon. The 100 km Ultra Mirage race skirted the Sahara desert's biggest salt lake - we bring you footage and reactions.
 

By Mary COLOMBEL , James CREEDON

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2018-01-16 Nigeria

Nigerian army releases 244 Boko Haram suspects

In tonight's edition: the Nigerian army releases 244 Boko Haram suspects; a new law forces unwed couples living together in Burundi to marry; and our correspondents show us how...

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2018-01-15 Central African Republic

Case dismissed against French troops accused of child rape in Central African Republic

A case is dismissed against French troops accused of raping children in Central African Republic; two years on, Ouagadougou residents remember the attack on the Cappuccino...

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2018-01-12 Donald Trump

Africa reacts to Trump's 'racist slur'

Africans express outrage after President Trump reportedly used crude language to describe African countries, as well as Haiti and El Salvador. Also, DR Congo security forces...

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2018-01-11 Tunisia

Musician Saeid Shanbehzadeh pays tribute to his African roots

Protests continue in Tunisia as the number of arrests reaches more than 600. Also, thousands of mourners take to the streets in central Nigeria to attend the mass burial of...

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2018-01-10 Zambia

Zambia closes passport offices to curb cholera spread

Zambia closes passport offices as it ramps up its response to a deadly outbreak of cholera. A new vaccination programme aims to reach two million people. Also, the sounds of...

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