Africa

Hong Kong seizes $1m worth of rhino horn at airport

Image copyright AFP/Getty Image caption The haul accounts for 20% of Hong Kong’s rhino horn seizures in five years Airport…

Tanzanian nine-year-old poet: ‘I want to show everything is possible’

Tumaini is a nine-year-old from Tanzania with big dreams and big vocabulary. The young poet first went viral after performing…

Africa’s week in pictures: 8-14 February 2019

A selection of photos from across Africa and of Africans elsewhere this week: Image copyright Getty Images Image caption On…

Nigeria election 2019: Why are some young people not voting?

About half of the Nigerian electorate is under 35, but some say they won’t vote on 16 February. Source link

African Champions League: Simba avenge Ahly mauling

The African Champions League final is set for the end of May Tanzania’s Simba avenged a 5-0 mauling at the…

How sex traffickers use black magic to force migrants into prostitution

During the height of the migrant crisis in 2016, over 11,000 Nigerian women made the journey to Italy in the…

The Kenyan ‘rumour app’ that reduces tensions amongst communities

John Otunga works for Sentinel, an organization that tries to build peace between different communities in Kenya’s Tana River, by…

Haile Selassie: Why the African Union is putting up a statue

Image caption Haile Selassie was Ethiopia’s last emperor A statue of Ethiopia’s last emperor is to be unveiled outside the…

Tanzania ‘witchcraft’ murders: ‘Our son was robbed of his future’

“Witchcraft” and “superstitious beliefs” are being blamed for a spate of child abductions and murders in the Njombe region of…

BBC journalists arrested in Uganda

Image copyright Getty Images Ugandan police have detained a team of BBC journalists in the country’s capital, Kampala. The journalists…

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