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🎧This week our Resident Presidents discuss the King of Thailand, another leader who is facing political turbulence ⤵️
An explosion in Lagos, Nigeria killed 23 people and destroyed a girls’ boarding school. But what caused it? Dr. Ambituuni, a Nigerian engineer and academic, has warned about the danger for years. #BBCAfricaEye investigates. Watch the full film now: 🎥
When he was 10 years old, Temitope lost an eye trying to protect his mum from armed robbers. Though finding a job has been difficult, he tells us how he overcame the struggles and fell in love with photography.
THREAD In July 2018, a horrifying video began to circulate on social media. 2 women & 2 young children are led away by a group of soldiers. They are blindfolded, forced to the ground, and shot 22 times. #BBCAfricaEye investigated this atrocity. This is what we found...
This Nigerian magician wants to be the best in the world.??♂️ 19-year-old, Babs Cardini wows audiences by performing tricks on the streets of Lagos. He showed us his most popular trick - turning objects into money.
Uganda's Queen of Katwe star Nikita Pearl Waligwa dies aged 15
"I can't stretch my arms, but I can stretch my brain so that I can do great things." 8 year-old Ayeyi has a condition that can cause bones to break at the slightest movement. But despite the pain a fracture brings, she loves to dance and refuses to let her condition define her.
"I don't feel bad when my Christian friends go for meals because I know the reason for fasting." Nadia is 10-years-old and has been fasting for #Ramadan since she was eight. She tells #BBCWhatsNew what the first few days of fasting has been like this year.
A suspected poacher has been eaten by a lion, leaving only his head behind. South African police say the unidentified man's remains were found lying next to a loaded hunting rifle in a private game reserve near the Kruger National Park on Saturday.