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Latest update : 2018-02-01

Kenyan TV blackout continues after Odinga's 'inauguration'

Kenya continues its blackout on TV stations after Raila Odinga's mock inauguration on Tuesday. Also, French President Emmanuel Macron heads to Tunisia for his first state visit. And clubbers in Uganda are getting a quiet night in whilst also letting loose on the dance floor. Silent discos are increasingly popular in Kampala - and not just with the neighbours.

A day after opposition leader Raila Odinga staged a mock swearing-in as "the people's president", the government of Kenya's real president, Uhuru Kenyatta, comes down hard on those linked to the symbolic event and vows to keep three stations shut pending an investigation.

Also, France's president heads to Tunisia for his first state visit. Emmanuel Macron is hoping that French investors can help boost the country's struggling economy.

And Kampala's club scene is turning down the volume for wild nights out. Partygoers have something new to shout about with the rise of Silent Discos.

By Georja CALVIN-SMITH , Laura DI BIASIO

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2018-05-25 Madagascar

Madagascar political crisis: top court orders formation of unity government

Madagascar's constitutional court rules the president must form a national unity government, in order to end a political deadlock. Meanwhile in Kenya, filmmakers fear censorship...

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2018-05-24 Amnesty International

Amnesty International says Nigerian army abused women fleeing Boko Haram

Amnesty International accuses Nigerian soldiers of raping women rescued from Boko Haram. Nigeria's military says the claims are false and malicious. Also, the Democratic Republic...

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2018-05-23 Rwanda

Macron and Kagame meet to repair strained ties over Rwandan genocide

The World Health Organization warns a deadly Ebola outbreak in the DR Congo has the "potential to expand". Also, following two decades of deeply strained relations, France's...

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2018-05-22 Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso anti-terror raid leaves several dead

A seven-hour shootout took place in Burkina Faso, as authorities carried out a raid on suspected jihadists. It’s the latest deadly incident in the wake of several militant...

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2018-05-21 Burundi

Burundi approves new constitution allowing president to extend time in power

Burundi votes for constitutional change in a referendum potentially opening the way for President Pierre Nkurunziza to further extend his rule. Also, a major vaccination...

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