Eye on Africa

Kenyan opposition leader Raila Odinga speaks to FRANCE 24

In tonight's bulletin: Raila Odinga reacts to the collapse of the ICC's case against William Ruto; Unicef says Boko Haram is using children as suicide bombers in one out of five attacks; Italy's foreign minister visits Tripoli to boost the unity government; and the deputy leader of South Sudan's rebels arrives in Juba under a peace deal.


The UN highlights the plight of the growing number of children being used as suicide bombers by Boko Haram. Describing them as victims, not perpetrators, UNICEF reckons many are captives who are drugged or brainwashed by the Nigerian extremists exploiting them.

Also, in the hope that Libya's UN-backed unity government can make inroads into returning stability to the country, Italy's foreign minister heads to Tripoli in a show of support for the fragile administration.

And we are joined by Kenyan opposition leader Raila Odinga to discuss his take on the ICC's approach to Africa, the dropping of charges against Vice President William Ruto and his plans for 2017 elections.

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