Across Africa

UN reports 217 cases of rape in South Sudan

The UN documents hundreds of cases of rape and sexual abuses in South Sudan. Many of the women making the claims against Government and opposition soldiers say they were attacked just outside the UN camp in Juba. Also, Kenya jumps at the chance to build economic bridges with Tehran as opportunities in Iran grow in the wake of the easing of trading sanctions. Snails are a delicacy in Ivory Coast and given their size, they're more of a main dish than a starter.