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In the face of this pandemic, we must put lives above resources and health above debt. Because developing economies are the most vulnerable at this time, writes @akin_adesina , President of the African Development Bank ➡️

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Documentary filmmaker @shaunswingler  captured these images of Cape Town during the first week of South Africa’s 21-day lockdown. What does your city look like during lockdown? Tag us

To wear or not to wear masks? Or confused about how long social distancing will last? We’re answering your coronavirus questions here:

Niger-born architect Mariam Kamara's sustainability-minded approach to design, blending contemporary and traditional influences, have earned her acclaim and accolades

"They threw food at me as if I am a dog ... they woke me up at 2 a.m. and told me to start crying around my husband's grave. They said I should scream louder and until my cry wakes the community."

Museum director Othman Lazraq highlights the art pieces from around the continent that truly capture the spirit of the Museum of Contemporary African Art Al Maaden in Marrakech, Morocco

A tiger has tested positive for the novel coronavirus

Nollywood star Funke Akindele-Bello was arrested and appeared in court with her husband today after violating lockdown rules - -despite fronting a Stay at Home campaign

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Meet the 10-year-old, Nigerian math genius who's just enrolled at college

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Nigerian activist and journalist Omoyele Sowore was dramatically re-arrested hours after being freed on bail, sparking concern over free speech in the country

A Nigerian newspaper says it will now call President Muhammadu Buhari a 'military dictator’ Here’s why: ⬇️

Scientists in Senegal have partnered with a UK lab to develop a hand-held coronavirus test kit that can produce results within 10 minutes

Nigerians are sharing this video of Nollywood actor, Aremu Afolayan, venting about his experience with officials at the Murtala Mohammed airport. Have you had a similar experience? Let us know!

"Normally a president will say, 'come and invest here because we have a youthful and hardworking labor force that you need..' He just said the opposite." faces youth backlash in Nigeria. #LazyNigerianYouths 

Lagos might be alluring for its economic benefits, but employees in Nigeria’s commercial capital are stressed, burned out and exhausted because of ‘hellish traffic’

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