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In a landmark ruling, a court in Sierra Leone convicts a man for what is believed to be the first ever case of 'revenge porn'. Fatmata Forster of L.A.W.Y.E.R.S discussed the case with @BBCAfrica's @bbcBola. #SierraLeone
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Nigeria has introduced a new option to pay your way 👀🤑 The Central Bank of Nigeria has unveiled a digital currency, the e-Naira. It’s the first of its kind to be issued through a government entity in Africa and will be accessed on mobile phones. @clarissefortune explains.
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Rising photography star Kemka Ajoju tells Black British stories with his camera.
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Can regional bodies intervene to prevent coups in Africa without meddling in the internal affairs of states? @BBCAfrica's @esauw brought together @rhymeswbruised of @SAIIA_info; @paulejime5, an African affairs analyst; and @AMLBarrow of LISS Consulting
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A report into alleged human rights abuses during the rule of The Gambia’s Yahya Jammeh has been further delayed. With President Adama Barrow creating an alliance with Jammeh’s party ahead of elections, alleged victims fear they will never get justice. 📹: @Thomas_Naadi @rrdvs
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"We have the opportunity to build correctly from the beginning, and not something that we have to clean up in the future" Does Rwanda's @Juliet_Kabera have the answer to successful, but sustainable growth?
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BBC News Africa
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The coup that appears to be taking place in Sudan is the latest crisis in a turbulent period for the country. Here's what you need to know about what's happening 👇
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Reports from Sudan say a coup is underway, and government ministers have been arrested. A journalist in Khartoum has the latest
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BBC News Africa
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As an "Igba Boi" apprentice, young people, mainly boys, leave their family to stay with successful businessmen and run errands for them. In exchange, the boss shares business skills – and at the end, gives them capital to set up their own venture.
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🇳🇬Does paying ransoms to kidnappers put more children at risk? #BBCAfricaEye reports on what's fuelling Nigeria's kidnap crisis. 🎥 Watch the full film:
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“Society should see us for our talent”. 🇬🇭🚘☀️ A local start-up in Ghana’s automobile industry is trying to tackle the sector's high pollution by offering green solutions. Its team of women engineers assemble solar powered electric vehicles. So what’s driving them?
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This week marks a year since the #LekkiTollGate shootings in Nigeria. Videos showed #EndSARS protesters come under fire, but authorities called it a "massacre without blood or bodies". These are the families still looking for answers. 📹: @briticoyemo @josh_akinyemi @CPamment
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"Wow, there's someone who makes content for us?" Meet Danielle, also known as @Ebonixsims. She makes custom designs for games so that other black gamers get to see themselves fully represented.
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"Words cannot express my gratitude and appreciation for this type of love from the continent," writer and director @Khadar said. The head of the Fespaco jury called it a courageous and beautiful film that tells a story with humanity.
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Did you know that in the late 1700s, several attempts were made to take freed slaves from England to Sierra Leone?#BlackHistoryMonth #BBCWhatsNew’s @DebulaKemoli explains. Graphics: Alex Keesling
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“I used to clean toilets, now I own a five-star hotel.” Souadou Niang started out as a cleaner at a hotel in the United States. She now owns a luxury hotel in Senegal, with 80 per cent of the staff being women that she has trained herself.
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🇸🇴 Congratulations to @KhadarM who has won the highest award at #Fespaco2021 - the Golden Stallion of Yennenga - with his film, The Gravedigger's Wife 👏🎬
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