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They stopped a Russian nuclear deal

Mon, 23 Apr 2018 15:24:20 GMT

Two South African environment champions have won the Goldman prize for stopping a Russian nuclear deal.(image)


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Nigeira's Buhari faces backlash over comments on young Nigerians

Sat, 21 Apr 2018 09:09:00 GMT

President Muhammadu Buhari has faced backlash on social media over comments on Nigerian youth.(image)


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Fired Zimbabwe nurses offer free health care to public in protest

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 17:53:29 GMT

Fired Zimbabwean nurses offered a free clinic to the public in a demonstration outside the country's parliament Friday.(image)


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Nigeria Senate invasion: Mace found dumped under flyover

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 17:35:35 GMT

A mace stolen from Nigeria's Senate floor Wednesday has been found under a flyover in Nigeria's capital, Abuja.(image)


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Nigerian Senate was on high alert after armed men interrupted a session

Wed, 18 Apr 2018 18:17:49 GMT

The Nigerian Senate was on high alert Wednesday after armed men interrupted a session at Nigeria's parliament, stealing its mace.(image)


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Nigeria's President Buhari to meet Trump April 30

Mon, 16 Apr 2018 14:18:58 GMT

Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari will meet with United States President Donald Trump at the end of the month, the White House said.(image)


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New tech revolutionizes fight against old diseases

Tue, 17 Apr 2018 13:09:09 GMT

On the second floor of an infectious-disease research facility in this African capital, Dr. Joseph Kamgno, the country's leading expert on parasitic roundworms, stood at his desk staring down at the black hard-shelled case that had just arrived from a bioengineering lab at the University of California-Berkeley.(image)


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Nigeria's President says disagreement in Boko Haram delaying Chibok girls release

Sat, 14 Apr 2018 14:46:14 GMT

Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari says a rift in terror group Boko Haram is delaying the release of remaining Chibok girls abducted four years ago.(image)


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Gunmen kill 26 in northern Nigeria's Zamfara state

Fri, 13 Apr 2018 17:15:47 GMT

A group of bandits attacked mining communities in Nigeria Zamfara state killing 26 people, officials say.(image)


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The woman saving village from lead poisoning

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 16:00:25 GMT

On a hot afternoon at a sprawling settlement on the outskirts of Mombasa, Phyllis Omido makes her rounds.(image)


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Inside Nigeria's hyperrealist art scene

Fri, 06 Apr 2018 10:19:00 GMT

A community of artists in Nigeria's most populous city are creating art that looks so real it's hard to tell it's not.(image)



I went from rural Nigeria to an MIT-backed startup -- with a Nokia phone

Tue, 10 Apr 2018 09:25:08 GMT

I'm a 19-year-old developer at an MIT-backed startup called dot Learn in Lagos, living in the bustle of Nigeria's largest city. But until recently my life was quite different.(image)


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Why Kenya is having a record revival

Mon, 23 Apr 2018 14:44:16 GMT

Inside a record store in Kenyatta market, Nairobi, crate-digging enthusiasts search for African music gems. At stall 570 vinyl culture is thriving.(image)


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Absolute monarch renames Swaziland

Sat, 21 Apr 2018 21:02:06 GMT

The king of Swaziland, Africa's last absolute monarch, has changed the name of his country to the "Kingdom of eSwatini" to mark the 50th anniversary of independence -- and to avoid confusion with Switzerland.(image)


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Colossal statue of 'forgotten' pharaoh brought to life

Mon, 23 Apr 2018 12:38:13 GMT

Archaeologists have virtually reconstructed a statue of ancient Egyptian King Psamtik I, after uncovering thousands of fragments.(image)


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Mugabe is gone and people can now say anything about him

Wed, 18 Apr 2018 09:44:44 GMT

A new satirical play, "Operation Restore Regasi," based on the end days of Mugabe's 37-year rule, packed out theaters in Harare.(image)


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How cheap Chinese fish imports have hooked buyers

Wed, 18 Apr 2018 00:54:46 GMT

Over the past few decades Kenyan fishing has rapidly declined, and imports of fish from China have captured the market.(image)


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Tanzanian govt demands $930 fee from bloggers

Fri, 13 Apr 2018 11:37:37 GMT

As part of sweeping new internet regulations, the Tanzanian government has introduced a $930 fee for those wanting to have an online blog.(image)


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Kenya's quest for historic Commonwealth gold

Thu, 12 Apr 2018 14:46:25 GMT

Kenya has never won a team event at the Commonwealth Games -- away from the track -- and its best chance to claim its first could be in this year's rugby sevens competition.(image)


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Why Winnie Mandela must be celebrated as an African feminist icon

Fri, 13 Apr 2018 00:56:13 GMT

The struggle for racial equality in South Africa was not necessarily fought on Robben Island where Nelson Mandela and other prominent political activists spent the better part of 27 years.(image)


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The CEO trying to stem Africa's migrant crisis

Fri, 01 Dec 2017 14:36:18 GMT

Strive Masiyiwa, the CEO of Econet, is using Facebook as a way to challenge young African entrepreneurs to develop their countries.(image)


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Hugh Masekela: The man behind the music

Thu, 25 Jan 2018 10:52:37 GMT

South African music legend Hugh Masekela has passed away after a long battle with cancer. We take a look at the life of influential jazz musician.(image)


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Seychelles: 115 islands vs climate change

Mon, 10 Jul 2017 09:35:43 GMT

Warmer waters and rising sea levels threaten the low-lying archipelago.(image)


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Recycled materials turned South African art

Tue, 15 Aug 2017 14:40:48 GMT

How artists outside Pretoria upcycled old items to create new decorative pieces for their township(image)


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The Nigerian inventor building a jet car

Fri, 07 Apr 2017 14:17:54 GMT

Meet the self-taught inventor building a car that runs on land, on sea and in the air.(image)


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Defining masculinity through dance

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 19:29:54 GMT

Kamogelo Molobye is using the art of movement to talk about social issues(image)


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How technology saved an abandoned baby rhino

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 19:25:47 GMT

An implanted microchip led rescuers to a lost, injured rhino just in time(image)


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