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School children die after four-storey building collapse in Lagos

More than 100 pupils attend the school in Ita Faji on Lagos Island which collapsed earlier today.

Plus, Kenya's High Commissioner discusses his views on how Brexit will affect the African continent.

And is an international sanitary towel manufacturer selling sub-standard products in Africa?

Malawi floods affect hundreds of thousands of people

Devastating floods hit southern Malawi. The situation in Mozambique is also dire as the country braces itself for cyclone Idai.

And repercussions of the Ethiopian Airlines plane crash on Sunday continue to be felt around the world.

Plus protests continue in Algeria following the news that President Abdelaziz Bouteflika will not be standing for a fifth term.

Nigeria elects Buhari for second Presidential term

Nigeria's incumbent President Muhammadu Buhari is set to win the 2019 Presidential Elections by a comfortable margin of almost four million votes, according to official results. However, the opposition's People Democratic Party has rejected the results, with their Chairman branding the vote count as "incorrect and unacceptable". President Buhari's victory comes amidst a delayed polling date and a sharp fall in turnout figures. Professor of Democracy at the University of Birmingham Nic Cheeseman looks at why the voters' turn up was so low, while the BBC correspondent Ishaq Khalid speaks to market vendors in Kano State, where almost 80% of the voters chose President Buhari

+ A train crash in Cairo's main station kills over twenty people and injures dozens

+ Hundreds of Ethiopians who have been stranded in Yemen have been evacuated back to their home weeks after more than fifty migrants died following the sinking of two boats in Djibouti

A Tense Nigeria Awaits Final Election Results

Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari is increasing his lead as the results of Saturday's presidential elections are being announced.

There is mass public outrage in Somalia after a 12-year-old girl is brutally raped and murdered.

And could a female filmmaker be about to make history at Africa's largest film festival, Fespaco?

UK and Mauritius in Chagos Islands dispute

The UK has been asked by the UN's highest court to end its control of the Chagos Islands in the Indian Ocean "as rapidly as possible".

And President Buhari's APC party lands the first blow as the Senate president Bukola Saraki of the opposition party loses his seat:

Plus the golden jubilee of Africa's biggest film festival - Fespaco

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