LIVE: AFRICA LIVE 10GMT - 27/01/2020

Here's Lindy Mtongana with our news bulletin at this hour.

*The Malian government is trying to identify those responsible for a deadly attack on an army camp on Sunday. 20 soldiers were killed in the pre-dawn raid near the village of Sokolo.

*Gambia launched a crackdown on protests against President Adama Barrow, following violent demonstrations in which medical officials say three protesters were killed. Tension has been building in The Gambia over Barrow's decision to stay in office for five years after initially pledging to step down after three.

*Sports fans all over the world are reacting to the death of NBA legend Kobe Bryant. Bryant, his daughter Gianna, and seven others died in a helicopter crash outside Los Angeles.

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