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15 Sep
No more Cinderella’s: A new Nigerian start-up is bringing African stories to little ones, and it all happens online.
14 Sep
No more Cinderella’s: A new Nigerian start-up is bringing African stories to little ones, and it all happens online.
14 Sep
The Namibian opposition is demanding the renegotiation of a controversial genocide deal between Namibia and Germany. But, the German government rejects these demands, which leads to even more resentment in Namibia.
13 Sep
Diplomatic tensions between Mali and Ivory Coast deepen after Bamako sets conditions for the return of dozens of Ivorian soldiers arrested two months ago. Also, Ethiopia's New Year celebrations are overshadowed by an economic crisis. And anti-smoking campaigners in Senegal warn against the damage caused to young bodies when they start lighting up.
13 Sep
A week after the Supreme Court confirmed his win, William Ruto has been inaugurated as Kenya's fifth president. Tens of thousands of supporters showed up for the ceremony.
13 Sep
In Tanzania, the African Court on Human and People’s Rights, located in northern city of Arusha, is the main instrument to rule on the rights and duties of Africa’s people. But the court’s record of implementing rulings is patchy.
13 Sep
Since 2018, mercenaries from Russia's Wagner Group, an effective secret army of the Kremlin, have been active in Central African Republic. They protect the impoverished country's regime in exchange for valuable mineral resources and deploy a massive propaganda campaign to cover up the massacres, rapes and torture they are accused of.
13 Sep
The explosion hit a convoy carrying supplies in the north of the country, an area where Islamist militants have escalated attacks in recent years.
12 Sep
In a country built on its mineral wealth, South Africa's small scale artisanal miners are left digging for mere morsels of gold and diamonds. Turf wars and meagre yields mean many miners live a life of poverty.
12 Sep
Michael Akoma says he is proof that a person who is living without a limb can be productive. After a serious road accident in which he lost his left hand, Akoma returned to work as a commercial tricycle rider.
11 Sep
Welcome to a special edition on Queen Elizabeth II and Africa. All praise for some and criticism from others, from brutal repression in Kenya to open support for the end of apartheid, across the continent Elizabeth the Second leaves a mixed legacy and mixed feelings behind her.
11 Sep
Burkina Faso's leader vows a crackdown on armed extremists. The UN warns that Somalia is on the brink of famine. And a skateboarding crew in Ethiopia's capital brings together young girls from all backgrounds.

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