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Latest update : 2017-10-19

Kenyan election board member flees to US, alleging death threats

In tonight's edition: in Kenya, a senior member of the electoral commission who fled to the US says next week's vote re-run could not be free, fair or credible; police and protesters face off in Togo as opposition supporters hit the streets; and a new health initiative could save thousands of young lives in DR Congo.

"To remain in Kenya was to have a death wish" - that's according to a senior member of the country's electoral commission who has fled to the United States. Roselyn Akombe said next week's vote re-run could not be free, fair or credible.

Also, police and protesters face off in Togo as opposition supporters hit the streets in defiance of government orders. Violent clashes have left at least four people dead but demonstrators say they'll keep up the pressure in their bid to oust the country's longtime president.

And we look at a new health initiative that could save thousands of young lives in DR Congo, a country where one out of ten children won't make it to their fifth birthday.

By Mary COLOMBEL , Richelle HARRISON PLESSE

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2017-11-22 Zimbabwe

Mnangagwa to be sworn in as Zimbabwe's president on Friday

In this edition: Zimbabweans have spent their first day in 37 years without Robert Mugabe as president. Also, we talk to an expert on female genital mutilation in Africa. And we...

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2017-11-21 Robert Mugabe

Celebrations erupt in the streets of Harare as Mugabe resigns

After vowing to stay in power until death, Zimbabwe's Robert Mugabe has resigned as president, ending his 37-year rule one week after a military takeover. In this special edition...

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2017-11-20 Zimbabwe

Zimbabwean MPs set to start impeachment proceedings against Mugabe

In tonight's edition: Zimbabwe’s ruling ZANU-PF party prepares impeachment proceedings against President Mugabe; Kenya's Supreme Court upholds the re-election of President...

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2017-11-17 Zimbabwe

President Robert Mugabe emerges from house arrest

Zimbabwe's Robert Mugabe emerges in public for the first time since the military took control of the country. Also, at least five people are killed in Kenya's capital as clashes...

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2017-11-16 Morocco

President Mugabe meets with regional envoys and army chief

In tonight's edition: Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe holds direct talks with the army who ousted him; parents of the kidnapped Chibok girls still in captivity say the...

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