Eye on Africa

US Secretary of State John Kerry commits to ramping up military assistance to Nigeria

On tonight's show: US Secretary of State John Kerry is in Nigeria, and promises increased military aid to fight Boko Haram. At the same time, Nigerian military claims to have killed Islamist leader Abubakar Shekau. Also, DR Congo's opposition called for a general strike this Tuesday, but our correspondent says only the capital heeded the call. Finally, risking their lives, hundreds of Zimbabweans are crossing the Limpopo's dry riverbed each day to get to South Africa.