Eye on Africa

Soldiers open fire on protesters in Lagos

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Nigerian soldiers have opened fire on protesters in the Lekki district of the commercial capital Lagos, according to witnesses. Authorities have imposed a curfew over the growing protests against policy brutality and the police chief has deployed an anti-riot squad. Also, the Ugandan militia group ADF is blamed for a huge prison break in eastern DR Congo. And ahead of Ivory Coast's high-stakes election next week, our correspondent visits the birthplace of former president Laurent Gbagbo to speak to locals.