Eye on Africa

Closing arguments presented in the ICC trial of the Malian Jihadist who destroyed shrines

On tonight's show: The defense team for the Malian jihadist charged with destroying ancient Islamic structures in Timbuktu ask for leniency, on the last day of this historic trial. 20 years in prison for one of Khadija's rapists, the other six await their appeal sentence at the end of the month. The young Moroccan woman committed suicide late July when she learned her aggressors had been conditionally released. In DR Congo, 24 orphan bonobos are to be released into the wild.