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Latest update : 2017-12-15

AU: African nations must prepare for potential return of thousands of jihadists

In this edition: Some 6,000 Islamic State group fighters could be on the brink of returning home to Africa; Amnesty International accuses EU leaders of being complicit in the torture of migrants and refugees in Libya; and with beauty one of Nigeria's fastest growing industries, we meet a female entrepreneur who's literally giving the sector a makeover.

Some 6,000 Islamic State group fighters could be on the brink of returning home to Africa. The African Union says countries across the continent must bolster intelligence cooperation to avoid bloodshed.

Also, Amnesty International accuses EU leaders of being complicit in the torture of migrants and refugees in Libya. We speak to Amnesty's Heba Morayef for details on a report published by the rights group.

And with beauty now one of Nigeria's fastest growing industries, we meet a female entrepreneur who's literally giving the sector a makeover, this using only organic, locally-sourced ingredients.

By Mariam SAAB , Maya YATAGHENE

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2017-11-30 Emmanuel Macron

French President Macron's West Africa tour

French President Emmanuel Macron kicked off his West Africa tour with a speech at Ouagadougou University in Burkina Faso. And following Robert Mugabe's departure from power some...

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2017-11-23 Africa

Emmerson Mnangagwa sworn in as Zimbabwe’s president

Robert Mugabe's Zimbabwean rule comes to an end and Emmerson Mnangagwa is sworn in as interim president. Meanwhile, Anglophone activists in Cameroon call for secession and an...

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