Kinshasa’s construction crack down
12 April 2022 | 11:58 am
Congolese authorities say they'll clamp down on shoddy construction after an accident in Kinshasa in February in which 26 people were killed. Also, a top Nigerian model agency launches a search for the face of a continent. And we head into the deep blue with South African freediving instructor Zandi Ndhlovu.
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Three kidnapped construction workers regain freedom in Ondo
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