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UNICEF report : Women and child migrants raped, beaten and detained in Libyan 'hellholes'

In tonight’s edition: Unicef raises the alarm about the treatment of migrants in Libya; positive reviews on Yemi Obasanjo's temporary stewardship of Nigeria, and an interview with a Guinean filmmaker who hopes to make a splash at the Fespaco festival.


A human tragedy that will last for generations, the UN raises the alarm about the treatment of hundreds of thousands of African migrants in Libya trying to make it to Europe. A new report highlights tales of rape, abuse and exploitation, particularly amongst women and children.

As the president of Nigeria remains in London for a sixth week on sick leave, we take a look at his number two, Yemi Obasanjo, who is receiving positive reviews of his temporary stewardship of Africa's top economy.

As the 25th edition of Africa’s biggest film festival continues to pull in cinema lovers from around the world, our correspondents meet with the only Guinean filmmaker, who traveled for two days to attend the Fespaco festival in Burkina Faso. He is hoping his labour of love will win over the hearts and minds of audiences and judges alike.

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