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Mogadishu beefs up security ahead of Somalia's presidential election

Mogadishu is on lockdown amid al Shabaab terrorism threats. The venue where Somalia's presidential election is due to be held on Wednesday has been targeted by suspected mortar bombs. An African Union base outside of the capital has also been attacked. We hear from our reporter in the Somali capital.


Also, Ivory Coast has been hit by another round of mutinies. Special forces troops in Tengrela and Adiake flooded out of their camps, firing weapons and demanding the payment of bonuses.

And we take a look at life behind the wall separating parts of the disputed territory of Western Sahara from Morocco. It's the world's oldest functioning security barrier and locals call it the "wall of shame".

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