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Ethiopia's Tigray crisis : Heavy casualties reported after air strike

  23/06 | Eyewitnesses told the BBC that the Ethiopian air force struck a market near the region's capital.

The Nigerian priest saving Igbo deities from the bonfires

  23/06 | Reverend Paul Obayi preserves artefacts burnt by preachers who see them as symbols of idolatry.

'I smile at racists to silence them' - Nigeria and Trabzonspor's Anthony (...)

  22/06 | Trabzonspor's Nigerian footballer Anthony Nwakaeme says he smiles at racists fans in order to silence (...)

Gabon is first African country paid to protect its rainforest

  22/06 | It is the first African country to get money for reducing carbon emissions through forest protection.

Egypt detains female TikTok star after human trafficking conviction

  22/06 | Haneen Hossam appealed for clemency after being sentenced to 10 years in jail for human trafficking.

Afro Fem Coders : How I got Silicon Valley mentors to help Uganda's coders

  22/06 | Gloria Tumushabe is the founder of Afro Fem Coders which aims to teach Ugandan women how to code.

Ethiopia Election 2021 : Voters cast ballots in a twice delayed election

  21/06 | Ethiopians took to the polls in what is seen as PM Abiy Ahmed's biggest electoral test since taking power in (...)

Ethiopia's Abiy Ahmed : 'There is no hunger in Tigray'

21/06 | The Ethiopian prime minister casts his vote in a key election for the country amid rising tensions.

Covid in Uganda : 'Four people would die every night'

21/06 | Uganda is one of several African countries seeing a dramatic rise in the number of infections amid a vaccine (...)

Ethiopia elections : The misinformation circulating online

20/06 | As Ethiopians prepare to go to the polls, false and misleading content has been spreading online.

Why Ethiopia’s 'alphabet generation' feel betrayed by Abiy

19/06 | PM Abiy Ahmed swept to power after mass protests, but his Oromo community still feel like outsiders.

Africa's week in pictures : 11-17 June 2021

18/06 | A selection of the week's best photos of Africans from across the continent and elsewhere.

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