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Award-winning all-female produced movie tackles the hidden violence against women in Uganda.
Today’s African#proverb : One does not get angry with one's head and therefore use one's cap to cover one's buttocks. A Yoruba proverb sent by Crips Word, Ogbomoso, Nigeria. How do you interpret this proverb?
"I'm showing people that there is more than one path to ... success." Sylvia Gathoni was the first Kenyan to be signed to a major e-sports company. She tells our #KenyaConnects programme why she loves being a professional gamer. @ktnnewslate #MondayMotivationt |
In Guinea, the opposition has called for demonstrations against moves which could mean a third term for President Alpha Conde. Should presidents continue to try to extend their time in power? Send us a voice message with your views on WhatsApp +447711388203
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...
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.
Thread: Sex for Grades - university lecturers harassing female students, pressuring them for sex in return for grades or admission - is a scandal that's gone on for decades. You asked #BBCAfricaEye to investigate. This is what we found. Full doc:
"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.
"I'm intersex, I don't get periods and I'm going through menopause." Babalwa is intersex - genetically male, but physically female. She and her partner Thando spoke to our health programme Life Clinic about why that makes her a 'unicorn'. #LifeClinic | 🏳️🌈
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.