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Sierra Leone ahead of general elections

Freetown residents gear up for next week's general elections and we hear hopes and challenges of people at the King Jimmy Market; The UN holds a forum with charities as the global scandal on sex allegations and aid workers deepens; Nigeria's military and police in a blame game over the kidnapping of over a 100 girls in Dapchi.

Tanzanian politicians jailed for ‘defaming the president’

Joseph Mbilinyi and Emmanuel Masonga have both been sentenced to five months in jail for insulting President John Magufuli; The mystery surrounding the death of three soldiers from the Somalia’s national security forces; The South African boxer who lost his sight but found new purpose in teaching self-defence to other blind people.

UN investigates Sudan military officials

A team of UN human rights investigators say they have evidence of atrocities being carried out against civilians and of children being forced to watch the rape and murder of their mothers in South Sudan.Plus there is increasing anger in Nigeria, as the fate of dozens of missing Dapchi schoolgirls remains unknown.And a look at how a massive dam being built on the Nile could affect the countries the river flows through.

Nigerian schoolgirls still missing

The girls went missing on Monday but the dynamics of the event are still unclear.In Ethiopia a colossal dam is almost completed on the Nile, we look at how this could change the relationships with its neighbours.As the Ghana Rugby Union tries to promote the sport amongst young people, Ghanaian girls take up the challenge.

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