Eye on Africa

Protesters take to the streets in Algeria for sixth successive Friday

An estimated one million Algerians took to the streets in the capital Algiers on Friday to call for President Abdelaziz Bouteflika to step down - the biggest such protests to date.


Also, two weeks after Cyclone Idai devastated Mozambique, authorities and aid workers are scrambling to avert an epidemic. 139 cases of cholera have already been confirmed, a water-borne disease that can kill within hours if not treated.

And our reporters take a look at preparations ahead of Pope Francis' visit to Morocco.

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