UK ignores deadline to return Chagos Islands to Mauritius

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In tonight’s edition, we talk more about the Chagos Islands, this as the United Kingdom ignores a deadline to hand back the archipelago to Mauritius. The island nation’s prime minister, in return, called the UK an “illegal colonial occupier”. Also, Guinea Bissau prepares head to the polls in Sunday’s presidential elections. All 12 candidates have pledged to tackle the country’s drug trafficking problem. And six decades after gaining independence from France, Niger decides to change its national anthem following complaints that the lyrics praise its former colonial rulers.

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