5 Aug 2020
Earlier today, in Abuja and some parts of Nigeria, protesters converged to commemorate the first anniversary of the #RevolutionNow protests that saw a cross-section of Nigerians demanding better governance from the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari on 5 August 2019. This did not go down well with the security agencies who descend on protesters in an effort to stop the protest.
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Health authorities in the territory have said the animals are to be "humanely" put down after coronavirus infections were traced back to hamsters at a pet shop.
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Researchers in China have cloned two monkeys using the method that produced Dolly the Sheep, the first mammal to be successfully cloned. This potentially brings scientists one step closer to being able to clone humans.
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Teams in Cameroon are putting in their final preparations ahead of the last 16 matches which kick off on Sunday. Burkina Faso and Gabon will get the ball rolling as they go head to head in Limbé, while flawless Nigeria will take on Covid-hit Tunisia.
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France 24 takes a look back at all the drama, shocks, history made on the pitch and major talking points off it so far at the Africa Cup of Nations ahead of the round of 16.
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Streaming giant Netflix says it's bracing for slower-than-expected growth this year, a development that saw its share price plummet. As FRANCE 24's Cole Stangler explains, it's not the only firm that's struggled to keep up momentum after booming in the early days of the Covid-19 pandemic, when millions of people were on lockdown.