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Eye on Africa

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Tonight we focus on the latest events in Guinea-Bissau. The army maintains order has been restored in Bissau following gun battle between army factions. Violence broke out last night after national guard soldiers freed an opposition minister and continued until Friday morning.

December 1st also World Aids Day, we take a look at the siyuation on the continent. HIV is still a major public health concern in Africa, but the number of people infected with and dying of AIDS has fallen.

Finally, we try on air the new ivorian delicacy: the giant snails. These large gastropods have become the new golden goose for local farmers.

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