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Nigeria’s Lagos imposes 24-hour curfew after anti-police protests turn violent

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Nigeria's Lagos state government on Tuesday imposed a 2..

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Killing of farm worker highlights ever-present racial divisions in South Africa

Issued on: 16/10/2020 – 22:23 The recent killing of a farmer in South Africa has reignited racial ..

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Ivory Coast hopes ride high as election nears

Issued on: 16/10/2020 – 15:59 A tense electoral campaign for Ivory Coast’s October 31 presidential..

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Police use water cannons against protesters in Nigeria

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Nigeria's Special Anti-Robbery Squad, a controversial p..

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More Nigerian protests against police brutality as reforms fail to convince

Protesters have staged daily marches nationwide for a week, calling for an overhaul of police forces..

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Polls close in peaceful Guinea election after tense campaign

Issued on: 18/10/2020 – 22:23 Guineans cast ballots for a president on Sunday, with the 82-year-ol..

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Nigeria’s economy hit hard by collapse in oil prices

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Nigeria is officially in recession for the first time in mo..

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Guinea’s opposition leader claims victory in election, ahead of official results

Issued on: 20/10/2020 – 01:59 Guinea's opposition leader Cellou Dalein Diallo declared Monday..

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Death toll climbs as Nigeria’s anti-police brutality protests spiral

Issued on: 19/10/2020 – 23:01Modified: 19/10/2020 – 23:10 In tonight's edition: Lagos is para..

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Paul Rusesabagina trial: ‘Hotel Rwanda’ hero on trial for terrorism denied bail

Issued on: 02/10/2020 – 22:14 In this edition, A court in Kigali has denied bail a second time to ..