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Latest update : 2017-08-16

Top Somalia jihadist turns himself over to government

In tonight's edition: A Somali insurgent leader defects to government, and Sierra Leone has appealed for urgent help after deadly floods hits its capital. We also take a look at the world's biggest basilica, located in Ivory Coast.

The former deputy leader of Somali extremist group al Shabaab has defected to the government. Mukhtar Robow, who was also the spokesman for the militant Islamist group, is now calling for others to follow his lead.

Also, the death toll following mudslides in Sierra Leone has climbed to over 400. Sunday night's disaster devastated Freetown and the difficult search for survivors continues.

And finally to the biggest church in the world. The Basilica of our Lady of Peace was the vanity project of Ivory Coast's first president. But despite the hundreds of millions of dollars spent on the monument, it seldom draws the crowds it is capable of holding.
 

By Gaëlle ESSOO , Georja CALVIN-SMITH

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2018-09-20 EYE ON AFRICA

Uganda's Bobi Wine returns home

In tonight's edition: Opposition MP Bobi Wine returns home to Uganda from the US and vows to continue his fight. And at least 200 people are missing in Tanzania after a ferry...

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2018-09-20 EYE ON AFRICA

Amnesty International says at least 58 killed in Addis Ababa violence

At least 58 people were killed during a weekend of ethnic violence in Ethiopia's capital, according to a new toll from Amnesty International. Also, Liberia's government says it...

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2018-09-18 EYE ON AFRICA

Amnesty warns of 'horrific' violence in Cameroon's anglophone regions

In tonight's edition: Amnesty International sounds the alarm over escalating violence in Cameroon's anglophone crisis. Also, South Africa legalises personal and private use of...

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2018-09-14 EYE ON AFRICA

Zimbabwe's government criticised over cholera outbreak

Zimbabwe's government faces growing criticism over a cholera epidemic that's killed at least 25 people, but authorities say they are committed to ending the outbreak. Also, as...

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2018-09-13 EYE ON AFRICA

Final farewell to Kofi Annan at Ghana state funeral

A final farewell to Kofi Annan: World leaders, diplomats and royalty are among the mourners paying tribute to the former UN chief and global statesman at his funeral in Ghana....

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