As Algeria holds its first ever president debate, thousands protest in Algiers
15 December 2019 | 10:47 am
Algeria where the country's first ever presidential debate is being overshadowed by hundreds of thousands of protestors demanding the elections be scrapped. We also have the latest on the building collapse in Nairobi that has killed a handful of people, and we meet the nomadic Fulani people whose way of life is being threatened by climate change.
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Millions raised for the "Freedom Convoy" protest against COVID measures will be refunded or redirected to charities, the crowdfunding platform said, after police reports of "unlawful activity."Millions raised for the "Freedom Convoy" protest against COVID measures will be refunded or redirected to charities, the crowdfunding platform said, after police reports of "unlawful activity."
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60 years ago today the Evian accords were signed that ended the Algerian War of Indpendence. For eight years, French colonial forces and Algerian independence fighters had been locked in a bloody war, but in March 1962, the guns fell silent and 130 years of colonial occupation came to an end. Tonight we are discussing what this means today, where Algeria is going, and the shadow still cast by Algeria's colonial past.
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