Across Africa

Nigeria struggles to contain Lassa fever outbreak

In this week's edition: Nigeria is struggling to contain a Lassa fever outbreak; the LRA is still claiming lives in Central African Republic; and we meet with Afrobeat star Seun Kuti.


Nigeria struggles to tackle the spread of an outbreak of Lassa fever, which has claimed at least 110 lives so far this year. We tell you more.

Also, there are only a few hundred members of the Lord's Resistance Army left, but the militia continues to claim lives in the extreme southeast of Central African Republic.

And Seun Kuti, the youngest son of Nigerian Afrobeat legend Fela Kuti, tells crowds in Paris about his philosophy of music and life as he plays at the Bataclan.

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