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Cameroon blames separatists for the school massacre of children

In tonight's edition: The Cameroonian government blames the separatists for the killing of at least seven schoolchildren in its restive English region. The attack has been described as an "act of terrorism of unbearable cruelty and barbarism". And Tanzanians go to the polls Wednesday in an election that is to be a test of President John Magufuli's authoritarian style. And finally, with a few days left…

Tensions are rising in Guinea earlier than the ultimate election outcomes

Protesters are scattered like tensions in Guinea earlier than the ultimate outcomes of the nation's presidential election. Additionally, Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari admits that "many lives have been misplaced" in current protests in opposition to police brutality. And our group speaks to Ivorian voters in Bouaké as a part of our sequence forward of the nation's elections. .

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari warns protesters against unrest

The President of Nigeria makes his first public statement on the recent protests against political brutality in the country. Muhammadu Buhari says he regrets the loss of human life but urges young people to stand down. In addition, at least seven people have been killed and 40 more injured in connection with violence between people in a port city in the Ivory Coast near Abidjan since Monday before the…

Anger in South Africa and overseas over police brutality in Nigeria

Tonight's version: A whole lot of individuals take to the streets of South Africa to precise anger over the taking pictures of peaceable protesters in Nigeria. Conferences are additionally being held in London the place calls rang to finish SARS, the notorious anti-robber group that has turn out to be synonymous with police brutality in Nigeria, even after it was disbanded final week. .…

The demise toll rises as Nigeria’s brutality towards police protests

In tonight's version: Lagos is paralyzed by ongoing protests towards police brutality. Protesters are marching in direction of the airport as they demand extra modifications to cope with the notorious abuses that safety cops typically go to civilians. And not less than three folks have been killed in tensions earlier than Ivory Coast earlier than the election. Regional bloc ECOWAS calls on each the…

Killing farmers highlights the nonetheless present racial divisions in South Africa

The latest killing of a farmer in South Africa has revived racial tensions in latest weeks, we just lately spoke with our Cape City correspondent. Additionally on this system is Nigeria on its ninth day of anti-police brutal protests, we provide the newest. And in Kenya, efforts to cease poaching have had good outcomes, because the elephant inhabitants has doubled inside 30 years. .

Candidates from the Ivory Coast opposition are calling for a boycott of the electoral course of

In tonight's version: Forward of Ivory Coast's tense presidential election on October 31, the opposition has requested supporters to boycott the election course of. there are fears that opposition to President Alassane Ouattara's bid for a controversial third time period may result in clashes. And in Guinea, voter expectation is excessive because the financial system continues to be in disaster. And…

Uganda: Bobi Wines get together workplaces raided by safety forces

In tonight's version: Ugandan presidential hopeful Bobi Wine says the hundreds of thousands of signatures he must submit his forthcoming candidacy for subsequent yr's vote are lacking after safety forces raided his workplaces in central Kampala. Regardless of the challenges of doing enterprise within the time of coronaviruson, startup in Nigeria presents a brand new approach to assist struggling…

Guinea elections Episode 1: The marketing campaign might be festive earlier than Sunday’s vote

In tonight's version: Nigerian police promise to cease utilizing pressure in opposition to protesters who've demonstrated in opposition to the violent SARS police unit. Guinea enters the ultimate a part of the marketing campaign forward of this weekend's presidential election. And folks residing on Senegal's well-known Goree Island, a former slave commerce middle, have welcomed the current reopening after seven months with out tourism. .

The UN World Food Program wins the Nobel Peace Prize 2020

The World Food Program wins the Nobel Peace Prize for its efforts to combat hunger and conflict ... Weheadto South Sudan to look at the challenges facing the biggest operation. Mali's former opposition leader Soumaïla Cissé and French charity worker Sophie Pétronin are free. But there are still many questions about how the release of the hostages was secured, and we report on the Somali women taking a stand against extremists to enjoy the sport they love: basketball. .

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