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Latest update : 2017-10-11

Turnout high as Liberians choose successor to Sirleaf

In tonight's edition: Voters form long lines at polling stations in Liberia; Raila Odinga withdraws from a re-run of the presidential election in Kenya; and Human Rights Watch issues a report showing Rwanda's military has systematically used torture.

Long lines at polling stations from before dawn: Liberians voted on Tuesday to elect a new president and parliament in the country's first democratic transfer of power in more than 70 years. We bring you the latest from Monrovia.

Also, Kenyan opposition leader Raila Odinga has withdrawn from a re-run of the presidential election, saying electoral officials have failed to make the necessary reforms. This latest twist comes after weeks of unrest following the cancellation of August's presidential vote because of irregularities.

And a long list of abuses including electric shocks and mock executions: Human Rights Watch issues a report showing Rwanda's military has systematically used torture, with judges and prosecutors turning a blind eye.

By Mary COLOMBEL , James CREEDON

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2018-06-22 Charli James

South Sudan peace deal attempt fails as Kiir rejects Machar

The latest attempt for peace in South Sudan breaks down after President Salva Kiir rejects allowing Riek Machar a place in the government. Plus: Nigeria’s win against Iceland...

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2018-06-21 Laura DI BIASIO

South Sudan rebels say more time needed to achieve peace

South Sudan's armed rebels warn that the first meeting between Salva Kiir and Riek Machar doesn't necessarily mean the road to peace will be much smoother. Also, we hear from the...

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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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