US aid worker and French journalist held hostage in Sahel region released

In tonight's edition: An American aid worker held by Islamist extremists for more than six years and France's last hostage, a journalist abducted almost two years ago, have both been freed. The unexpected release of Jeffery Woodke and Olivier Dubois came on Monday as the men arrived in Niger's capital. Meanwhile in Kenya, a student is killed in opposition protests against inflation as police face off with demonstrators. And in Nigeria, the ruling party keeps control of Lagos after tense local elections.

US aid worker and French journalist held hostage in Sahel region released
In tonight's edition: An American aid worker held by Islamist extremists for more than six years and France's last hostage, a journalist abducted almost two years ago, have both been freed. The unexpected release of Jeffery Woodke and Olivier Dubois came on Monday as the men arrived in Niger's capital. Meanwhile in Kenya, a student is killed in opposition protests against inflation as police face off with demonstrators. And in Nigeria, the ruling party keeps control of Lagos after tense local elections.

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