Uganda begins first oil drilling programme

In tonight's edition: Despite pressure from the EU and environmental campaigners, Uganda cracks on with its plans to cash in on commercial crude. Also, on the International Day of Education, we hear from a leading education chief who has recently returned from a tour of Ethiopian classrooms about what the country can do to restore its learning landscape despite the impact of years of conflict. Finally, Cape Verde signs a pioneering debt-for-nature swap deal with Portugal.

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