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Facebook is going after fake news in local African languages UK 1mo
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How Toni Morrison’s legacy plays out in South Africa’s universities South Africa 1mo
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Europe’s search for soccer’s next big star is driving a modern-day slave trade 1mo
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We may finally have a way to defeat Ebola 1mo
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Kenya hopes its first human milk bank will save infants’ lives Kenya 1mo
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This wealthy African country is building a Trump-like wall to stop migrants from its neighbors Cameroon Equatorial Guinea 1mo
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The entrenched patriarchy of Kenyan politics kicked out an MP for bringing her baby to parliame... Kenya 1mo
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More African countries look to tax mobile money transactions 1mo
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Even after acknowledging the Namibia genocide of WWI, Germany still hasn't learned the key less... Germany Namibia 1mo
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Ethiopia’s financial reforms hold promise for its diaspora business community Ethiopia 1mo
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The rise and rise of the literary festival in African cities 1mo
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The controversial role of private military and security companies in Africa 1mo
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Angola has become a much cheaper country for foreign expats—but not for locals Angola 1mo
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The problem with Ghana’s Year of Return diaspora campaign to boost tourism Ghana 1mo
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Data science institutions focused on Africa are being built across the continent 1mo
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The “tragic error” that led to Kwame Nkrumah becoming one of Africa’s great independence leader... 1mo
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South Africa’s economy is in a perilous state and is running out of time to get fixed South Africa 1mo
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A global drinks giant is spending over $200 million to build “green” breweries in Africa 1mo
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An African fantasy video game studio has created a comic book to reach a wider audience 1mo
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Jumia’s shares have dropped below its IPO price as speculators and shorts hover 1mo
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Congo Brazzaville’s ‘first son’ laundered $50 million through six European countries – report Spain Congo Cyprus Estonia 1mo
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Nigeria wants to start charging a tax on local online purchases Nigeria 1mo
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These scientists tracked South Africa’s sardine run over 66 years South Africa 1mo
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This startup is using artificial intelligence to help African farmers tackle crop pests and dis... 1mo
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Renoncer au franc CFA ? Une opération périlleuse 1mo
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How Francophone Africa’s France-backed CFA franc works and why it’s controversial France-backed 1mo
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Beijing is not the most popular Chinese city for passengers flying to or from Africa China 1mo
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The timely symbolism of a "400 years" visit to Ghana by black US congress members US Ghana 1mo
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Planting millions more trees might not be the way to tackle Ethiopia's environmental problems Ethiopia 1mo
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Nigeria’s largest mobile operator is about to become a bank Nigeria 1mo
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Ethiopia is facing mounting tensions as an ethnic minority community demands secession Ethiopia 1mo
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How Google created a Nigerian voice and accent for Maps Nigeria 1mo
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The sophisticated ways WhatsApp was used by political operatives in Nigeria’s 2019 elections Nigeria 1mo
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Artifacts from British and African museums show the transatlantic slave trade’s inhumanity UK 1mo
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Africa’s largest e-commerce company is partnering with a network of fuel stations to boost deli... 1mo
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How long-discredited “race science” research got published from two South African universities South Africa 1mo
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The ominous parallels with Nigeria’s handling of a rising Islamic sect and early-day Boko Haram Nigeria 1mo
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When tree planting actually damages ecosystems 1mo
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Air traffic between China and Africa has jumped 630% in the last decade China 1mo
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How a Texas family discovered they owned a forgotten Ben Enwonwu portrait valued at $200,000 1mo
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Why young Eritreans are going to keep risking deadly migration crossings to Europe Eritrea 1mo
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The Trump administration’s latest visa clampdown on Nigeria is targeting high-powered politicia... Nigeria 1mo
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Google is using Maps to try and bring order to one of Africa’s most chaotic cities Nigeria 1mo
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US multinational dodged $14.8 million in South Africa taxes US South Africa 1mo
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Trump’s attacks on Ilhan Omar are boosting her support in Minnesota 1mo
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Malawi is testing using wearables to measure kids’ well-being Malawi 1mo
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Benin’s new museum for artifacts looted by France is being built using a French loan France Benin 1mo
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How an idyllic African island became a tax haven for some of the world's biggest corporations Mauritius 1mo
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How Bob Geldof’s African investment fund avoids paying taxes to some of the continent’s poorest... Uganda 1mo
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Bike-hailing startups in Lagos may soon have to pay thousands of dollars in state fees 1mo
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