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In Today's Podcast 🔊 🌍 Are European approaches to tackling Covid-19 relevant in Africa? NG Nigeria's Information Minister on challenges in containing the spread of Covid-19 🥦 And how nutrition can help whilst living under Covid-19

@burnaboy says he has tweeted his last post. The Nigerian Afrobeats star seems to have fallen out of love with Twitter after a Q&A with fans. ➡ Read more: #BBCAfricaLive 

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How do you stay fit while staying at home? Nigeria international footballer @oparanozie9  has developed an entire workout using just four pairs of shoes 👟 #BBCSportAfrica  Share this video on WhatsApp ➡️:

Is it possible to protect yourself through nutrition during the #COVID19  pandemic?🤔 Dr. Adelaide Onyango of the @WHO  explains and shares some tips. 🥬🍊🥦🌽🍓🥒

UG As Uganda's President Museveni imposes a nationwide lockdown, here's how some market traders may still be able to maintain a livelihood. 💳 #FocusOnAfrica 

Meet Somalia's "anti-corona army". Religious leaders are sharing vital information, and fighting back against harmful propaganda put out by al-Shabab, writes @mary_harper .

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Lagos is on lockdown to curb the spread of the #COVID19Pandemic . But with a population of 20 million, enforcing the ban is a tough job. We followed the government task force in charge of making sure residents comply. @briticoyemo  @Ilevomo1 

Testing testing...our #FocusOnAfrica  radio programme comes to you live from Kent today in the south east of England, as @bbcBola  presents from home to help with #Covid19  physical distancing. Listen at

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Can you believe DJ Switch only started DJ-ing about a year ago? Check out this Ghanaian superstar in action.

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...

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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.

"My wife loves to travel, so I built the aeroplane (house) for her." Said Jammal wanted his wife to always feel like she was living the jet set life, so he built this special home in Abuja, Nigeria especially for her. ✈?

For the past year, BBC Africa Eye has been secretly investigating sexual harassment by lecturers at West Africa's most prestigious universities. Stay tuned... ? #BBCAfricaEye  l #SexForGrades 

"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.

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