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Latest update : 2017-07-26

Rival Libyan leaders back ceasefire, elections

In tonight's edition: rival Libyan leaders back a ceasefire and elections after talks in France; President Kenyatta doesn't turn up for an election debate, leaving his opponent Raila Odinga to debate alone; and protected crocodiles are moved to allow new construction near Abidjan's lagoon.

"The Libyan people deserve this peace". Those are the words of French President Emmanuel Macron as the Libyan Prime Minister, Fayez al-Sarraj, and his rival in the east, General Haftar, agree on a roadmap to end six years of bloody conflict in the country.

Also, Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta decides not to turn up to a TV debate ahead of elections on August 8 - leaving his main rival Raila Odinga to field questions alone.

And how do you solve a problem like urban crocodiles? The ever-expanding Ivorian capital Abidjan has been forced to find a solution to an influx of the reptiles - and snappish.

By Haxie MEYERS-BELKIN , Mary COLOMBEL

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2018-10-17 EYE ON AFRICA

South African musician Bongeziwe Mabandla on his 'urban African folk'

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2018-10-12 EYE ON AFRICA

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2018-10-11 EYE ON AFRICA

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2018-10-10 EYE ON AFRICA

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