Eye on Africa

US launches airstrikes on IS group targets in Sirte, Libya

On tonight's show: US warplanes bomb IS group's headquarters in Libya. The UN-backed government says it asked for the Pentagon's intervention and that it's running the show when it comes to foreign forces on its soil. Also, despite ongoing tensions in DR Congo over suspicions President Joseph Kabila is hoping to stay on in office beyond his mandate, voter registration gets underway. And Yaoundé has tried to call time on tatty taxis ahead of the Women's African Cup of Nations tournament.