African News

Nigeria police brutality inquiry hears graphic testimony
The panel looking into police brutality heard from a victim who said he was beaten and tortured.
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Coronavirus in Africa: Why I breastfed my child despite having Covid-19
Faith Kariuki breastfed her five-month-old child whilst Covid-19 positive.
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Tanzania election: Zanzibar presidential candidate 'arrested trying to vote'
Maalim Seif Sharif's party says he was detained at a polling station but police have not commented.
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Aisha Yesufu: 'End Sars is a fight for the next generation of Nigerians'
Renowned activist Aisha Yesufu on why the anti-Sars protests in Nigeria are a turning point for youth.
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Trump and Africa: How Ethiopia was 'betrayed' over Nile dam
The US president has sided with Egypt in the escalating dispute over a mega dam, analysts say.
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Why Nigerian looters are targeting Covid-19 aid
Raids on warehouses and businesses continue in the wake of anti-police brutality protests.
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Somalia conflict: Al-Shabab 'collects more revenue than government'
Al-Shabab uses threats and violence to extort the money from Somalis, a new report says.
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Booker Prize: Ethiopian writer Maaza Mengiste on The Shadow King
Ethiopian writer Maaza Mengiste has been shortlisted for the Booker Prize for her book, The Shadow King.
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Climate change: 'Dangerous and dirty' used cars sold to Africa
Millions of polluting and unsafe used cars from rich nations are exported to Africa and Asia.
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Tanzania elections: Why pop stars are hailing President Magufuli
Hugely popular "bongo flava" musicians are kept on a tight leash when it comes to politics.
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Nigerian-American activist Opal Tometi: 'Why I co-founded Black Lives Matter'
Nigerian-American activist Opal Tometi co-founded the Black Lives Matter movement in 2013.
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How the End Sars protests have changed Nigeria forever
The campaign against police brutality has encouraged young Nigerians to take on the older generation.
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