Eye on Africa

DRC elections: Kabila says poll will go ahead

In DR Congo, President Kabila addresses the nation ahead of independence day. He says planned elections will go ahead. Also, FRANCE 24 reports from Libya, where fighters from the city of Misrata are gaining ground in the battle to oust Islamic State group jihadists. And in northern Cameroon, tailors and dressmakers are swamped by orders in the run-up to the Eid holiday.