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Thousands march in Lagos over slum evictions

In tonight's edition: Protests in Lagos over slum evictions, a damning report is published on Burundi's deadly political unrest, and we delve into the lives of Tunisia's underground rubbish men or berbechas.

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Thousands of people protest in Lagos, accusing police of having torched their homes around them as part of a bid to destroy shanty towns around the Nigerian city. Tens of thousands have reportedly been left homeless.

Also, the International Federation for Human Rights describes a year and a half of deadly political violence in Burundi as a descent into hell.

And we hear from Tunisia’s underground rubbish men, called Berbechas. They play a huge part in getting at least some of what is thrown out into the streets to recycling centres.

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