Seychelles election: Wavel Ramkalawan in landmark win

The opposition wins the presidency for the first time since independence from the UK.

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Nigeria protests: Police chief deploys ‘all resources’ amid street violence

The shooting of unarmed protesters earlier this week sparked the worst street violence seen in two decades.

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Cameroon: Children killed in attack on school in Kumba

Officials have blamed Anglophone secessionists for the attack on a private school in a restive region.

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Ethiopia River Nile dam: PM condemns ‘aggressions’ after Trump comment

Its PM condemns “aggressions” after Donald Trump says Egypt might destroy a controversial Nile dam.

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Nigerian-American activist Opal Tometi: ‘Why I co-founded Black Lives Matter’

Nigerian-American activist Opal Tometi co-founded the Black Lives Matter movement in 2013.

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How the End Sars protests have changed Nigeria forever

The campaign against police brutality has encouraged young Nigerians to take on the older generation.

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Sudan-Israel relations agreed, Donald Trump announces

Sudan becomes the third Arab country in weeks to agree to normalise ties with its historical foe.

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Nigeria protests: President Buhari says 69 killed in unrest

Mostly civilians, but also police and soldiers have died in protests against police brutality.

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Guinea elections: Violent protests as Alpha Condé set for victory

Opposition supporters are contesting results showing President Alpha Condé, 82, set for re-election.

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Libya rivals sign ceasefire deal in Geneva

It follows talks between military leaders from the government and representatives of Gen Haftar’s forces.

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