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Latest update : 2017-11-08

Togo: Opposition protesters demand resignation of longtime president

In tonight's edition: Thousands of opposition supporters stage a rally in the capital calling for Togo's president to step down; the G5 Sahel force comes up against logistical problems in its first mission to stamp out jihadist insurgents; and Ugandan ghetto kids show us why their moves are "unforgettable".

Anger at the Gnassingbé family's five-decade rule over Togo spills onto the streets once again. Thousands of opposition supporters stage a rally in the capital calling for the president to step down.

Also, there are teething problems for West Africa's anti-terrorism troops. The G5 Sahel force comes up against logistical problems in its first mission to stamp out jihadist insurgents.

And dancing their way from the streets to stardom - we take you to meet the Ugandan ghetto kids who have all the right moves!

By Mary COLOMBEL , Thomas WATERHOUSE

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