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Latest update : 2018-01-30

At least four killed, thousands left homeless after fire in Nairobi shanty town

In tonight’s edition: at least four people are killed and thousands made homeless after a fire in the Nairobi shanty town of Lang’ata; we look at the response to allegations that China may have spied on states from the African continent after building the AU headquarters; and leaders discuss the thorny issue of Ethiopia’s dam on the Nile.

Nairobi's fire service is slammed by the thousands of residents of a neighbourhood in the Kenyan capital who lost their homes in a blaze over the weekend. At least four people were also killed.

The African Union picks its way through a number of tricky issues including aviation and potential sanctions. As the block's annual summit in Addis Ababa comes to a close, we look at its response to allegations that China may have spied on states from the continent.

And the hydroelectric dam Ethiopia is building on the Nile was also a hot topic at the AU conference. Egypt and Sudan have long opposed the project, but the countries' leaders now say they're closer to reaching a deal over the management of the river's waters.



2018-02-23 Somalia

Somalia twin bombings kill 18 in Mogadishu

In Somalia, at least 18 people were killed after two car bombs rocked the capital Friday evening. The al-Shabab extremist group has claimed the attack. Over 400 million euros...

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2018-02-22 Nigeria

Officials say missing Nigerian schoolgirls not rescued after all

There's anger in the north-eastern Nigerian village of Dapchi, where dozens of schoolgirls are still missing after a Boko Haram raid. The government has been giving contradictory...

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2018-02-21 Nigeria

More than 100 Nigerian schoolgirls still missing after Boko Haram attack

In Nigeria, more than 100 girls are still missing after their school was attacked by Boko Haram extremists earlier this week. The raid has echoes of the notorious Chibok...

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2018-02-20 Zimbabwe

Tens of thousands bid farewell to Morgan Tsvangirai

Crowds flock to Buhera to pay their last respects to Morgan Tsvangirai as he's laid to rest. Also, over 30 journalists have been killed in Nigeria's northeast as a result of the...

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2018-02-19 Madagascar

Zuma ally Atul Gupta challenges asset freeze

South Africa goes after the Guptas. One of the wealthy businessmen caught up in a corruption crackdown contests a 10-million-rand asset freeze. Also, Burkinabe filmmaker Idrissa...

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