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10 Aug 2020
Outrage grows in Ivory Coast over President Alassane Ouattara's decision to run for a third term. Opposition and civil society groups say the move threatens to tip the country into chaos. The tiny island nation of Mauritius faces a major environmental disaster, as a tanker leaks oil into the sea and surrounding lagoons. And Ivory Coast celebrates its 60 years of sovereignty. In tonight's edition of our series on African independence, we take a look at one of the country's founding fathers.
9 Aug 2020
In Ivory Coast, Alassane Ouattara has announced he will run for a third term as president. This follows the recent sudden death of his prime minister, who had been due to run as the ruling party's candidate. Also, bail has been denied to Zimbabwean journalist Hopewell Chin'ono, who was arrested at anti-government protests last Friday. Other high-profile protesters have been speaking out against rising authoritarianism in Harare. And we take a look at how those in Kenya's Maasai Mara are struggling to get by without tourists.

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