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Latest update : 2017-10-10

Liberia's presidential election: 20 candidates vying for top job

In tonight's edition: millions of Liberians will head to the polls on Tuesday to elect a new president and parliament; the trial of those suspected of ties to Boko Haram opens in Nigeria behind closed doors; and we take you to see Tunisia's first ever ultra-marathon.

Millions of Liberians will go to the polls on Tuesday to elect a new president and parliament in the West African country's third election since the end of the civil war in 2003. We hear from our reporter in Monrovia.

Also, the trial of those suspected of ties to Boko Haram began in Nigeria on Monday behind closed doors. It's the biggest legal investigation into the eight-year militant Islamist insurgency, in which more than 20,000 people have been killed and two million forced from their homes in northeastern Nigeria.

And in Tunisia, runners headed into the desert at dawn over the weekend for the North African country's first ever ultra-marathon. The 100 km Ultra Mirage race skirted the Sahara desert's biggest salt lake - we bring you footage and reactions.
 

By Mary COLOMBEL , James CREEDON

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2018-10-17 EYE ON AFRICA

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

In tonight's edition: President Alassane Ouattara's ruling party clinches victory in municipal polls in Ivory Coast. Also, in Burkina Faso, Yacouba Sawadogo has spent more than...

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2018-10-12 EYE ON AFRICA

Dozens killed in eastern Uganda mudslides

Dozens die in eastern Uganda, where landslides triggered by torrential rains have wreaked havoc on villages and infrastructure. The death toll could yet rise. Also, the...

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2018-10-11 EYE ON AFRICA

Fake 'Transparency International observers' reported during Cameroon election

There are calls for Cameroon's presidential election to be annulled as a scandal over apparently bogus election observers deepens. Also, police in Tanzania hunt two white...

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2018-10-10 EYE ON AFRICA

Kenya bus crash kills at least 50

At least 55 people are killed in a bus crash in western Kenya. Police suspect the driver lost control of the vehicle. Also, a month after a thawing in relations between Ethiopia...

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2018-10-09 EYE ON AFRICA

South Africa's finance minister resigns over Gupta scandal

South Africa's finance minister resigns. Nhlanhla Nene quit over undisclosed meetings with the Gupta family, who are at the heart of a corruption probe in the country. Also, a...

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