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Why is Covid on the rise again in Africa?
Concern over new infections real and rising
Is climate change hurting our mental health?
Climate change is reshaping our world. But how’s it affecting our mental health?
Is cannabis Africa’s next big crop?
Could cannabis ever become one of Africa’s top exports?
What to expect from Ethiopia’s election?
A much awaited election is about to happen in Ethiopia. Why does it matter?
Is South Sudan the new king of the hoops?
South Sudan has suddenly got pretty hot at basketball. How come?
Why are Uganda’s boda bodas at risk of HIV?
Young men buying sex for rides.
Why are Russian mercenaries in the CAR?
How did a private military firm from Russia end up in the Central African Republic?
How can drones help Togolese farmers?
Togolese farmers are trying out drones – but what difference will they make?
Can 5 million trees make a difference?
Ghana vowed to plant millions of trees to tackle climate change. Will it work?
Can Mozambique’s insurgency be solved?
Four years of an Islamist insurgency. Mozambique’s had enough – but what’s the way out?
Why are luxury flats in demand in Nigeria?
Luxury property boom despite a poor economy.
Why do we keep shutting down the internet?
Internet shutdowns are becoming more common in parts of Africa. How come?
Why are Eritrean Christians under pressure?
Catholic schools are being seized by the Eritrean state – but why exactly?
Is African animation booming?
African animation is in its infancy - but cartoons from the continent are travelling far.
Who’s Nigerian separatist Nnamdi Kanu?
Biafra separatist leader Nnamdi Kanu has been arrested. What does this mean for Nigeria?
Is Cameroon ready for the Africa Cup of Nations?
Country to host the tournament in 2022
What now for Eswatini’s king?
Has a wave of pro-democracy protests in Eswatini brought about any change?
How did food get so expensive in Nigeria?
Rising prices have made it harder for many Nigerians to fill their shopping baskets.
Is Jacob Zuma in prison yet?
The future of the former president hangs in the balance. But how did we get here?
Does South Sudan have reason to celebrate?
It’s been ten years since South Sudan became an independent nation.
Has Tanzania changed its tune on Covid?
Has Tanzania transformed its pandemic response?
What is illegal mining doing to South Africa?
A dangerous industry that costs the country millions of dollars.
Why does Uganda want to track your car?
A tracking device in every car and motorbike in Uganda. How feasible is that?
Why is money worth so little in Zimbabwe?
Zimbabweans are having to stretch their dollars to get by. But why is that?
How did riots in South Africa get so bad?
Looting and violence. A level of unrest not seen in years. What’s it all about?
Will Africa triumph at the Tokyo Olympics?
After a year long delay, the games start this month.
Is it time for African jewellery to shine?
Does the continent have what it takes to cash in on its jewellery-making skills?
Why is Thomas Sankara still so popular?
Many young Africans still look up to the man described as “Africa’s Che Guevara”.
Who’s Nigerian separatist Sunday Igboho?
And why does he want an ethnic Yoruba state in south-west Nigeria?
Can Africa win the music streaming battle?
Music streaming has never been more popular - but can African companies profit from it?
Do bans on plastic bags really work?
16 African countries have banned them.
Has there been a coup in Tunisia?
The president has sacked the prime minister and suspended parliament. What now?
Where is Ethiopia’s Tigray war headed?
After almost nine months of fighting, is war in Tigray about to take a new turn?
Could Africa soon be free of malaria?
A new vaccine could help Africa eradicate malaria. How does it work?
How’s Africa doing at the Olympics?
Covid-19, medals, and ramen. Is the Tokyo Olympics living up to all the hype?
Why is Rwanda fighting foreign wars?
Rwandan troops deployed in Mozambique
How has Covid affected our mental health?
Has the pandemic stretched Africa’s mental health services beyond breaking point?