Eye on Africa

Tunisian police fire tear gas as thousands take to streets to demand jobs

Clashes and sympathy demonstrations continue across Tunisia. More rallies are held in Kasserine against the high rate of unemployment and the recent death of a jobless man.

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Hundreds of thousands of Eritreans have applied for asylum in Europe. The country is the continent's biggest source of refugees. We have a rare chat with the Eritrean ambassador about the reports of the repression at home driving out so many.

And hosts Rwanda storm through to the quarter-finals of the African Nations Championship.

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