Issued on: 25/08/2020 – 23:05Modified: 25/08/2020 – 23:06
Africa is declared free of wild polio – a landmark moment that comes after Nigeria goes four years without any cases. Its eradication comes after a decades-long campaign that has sometimes cost vaccinators their lives. In tonight's show we speak to Dr Richard Mihigo, the WHO's Immunization and Vaccine Development Coordinator in Africa.
Ex-Ivorian leader Laurent Gbagbo's final hope of running in upcoming presidential elections is dashed after a court rejects his appeal against being struck off the electoral list.