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Mnangagwa to be sworn in as Zimbabwe's president on Friday

In this edition: Zimbabweans have spent their first day in 37 years without Robert Mugabe as president. Also, we talk to an expert on female genital mutilation in Africa. And we bring you a report from Cameroon, where some 250 Africans have returned from Libya with disturbing reports of human trafficking.

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A day after Robert Mugabe finally bowed to pressure and resigned, Zimbabwe is still in celebration. Emmerson Mnangagwa has touched down back in the country, before he is sworn in this Friday as the new president.

Also, female genital mutilation is a global problem that has hit Africa especially hard. We look at what is being done to eradicate the practice and discuss the issue with an expert from UNICEF.

And France calls for an emergency UN Security Council meeting over reports of slave auctions in Libya. This comes as hundreds of African nationals who managed to escape from Libya land in Yaoundé, Cameroon. Our reporters heard some of their stories.

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