Libya talks reach breakthrough in Tunisia
A UN envoy for Libya says there's been a significant breakthrough at talks taking place in Tunisia on the war-torn country's future. But first, the Ethiopian offensive on the northern Tigray region continues as aid groups say more than 11,000 people have now fled across the border to Sudan. And we introduce you to a new card game to celebrate Black culture. The woman behind the game, Nigerian entrepreneur Funmi Oyatogun, wants people to have fun while learning about Africa.
Tunisian football fans stage mass exit to Italy over club row
Around 300 Tunisian football fans, who have threatened for weeks to emigrate to Italy in protest over sanctions against their club, board fishing boats and head out to sea.
Tunisia to get second new government in six months
PM designate Hichem Mechichi has announced his cabinet and pledged to focus on reviving a flagging economy. However, coalition party Ennahdha is unhappy at being sidelined during the formation of the new government.
Women carve out role in south Tunisia protest movement
In oil-rich southern Tunisia, locals are furious at the government and oil companies for failing to follow through on their promises to create jobs. With unemployment stubbornly high in the region and the Covid-19 pandemic making the situation considerably worse, several protest movements have emerged since June. Women have also joined in, a rare sight in this conservative region. Our correspondents Lilia Blaise and Hamdi Tlili followed two female activists fighting for women's rights and jobs for young people during the recent demonstrations in July.
Coronavirus Pandemic: Tunisia begins manufacturing hydroxychloroquine
On this edition, Tunis has begun manufacturing hydroxychloroquine locally. We speak to a researcher who talks about the efficacy of the drug in coronavirus treatment. Also, our Cameroon correspondents show us how President Paul Biya's absent leadership is angering some of the population. Finally, Rwanda will have to commemorate the 26th anniversary of the genocide of the Tutsis behind closed doors. Our correspondents meet families of the victims.
Tunisians ponder Islamists push at the polls
The reaction is mixed on the streets of Tunis as exit polls show an established Islamist-inspired party leading that of a jailed business tycoon in Tunisia's legislative polls.
Tunisia: Kais Saied is projected winner
Conservative academic Kais Saied, who is poised to become Tunisia's next president, has thanked the "young people for turning a new page" in the country's history. The independent candidate won more than 70% of the vote.